Russian forces have seized the village of Yakovlevka in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
Yakovlevka “has been taken under control” by Russian soldiers, who are currently engaged in “mopping up the remnants of Ukrainian troops,” Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov told reporters, according to the state-owned TASS news agency.
Citing Defense Ministry data, the report said Russia has destroyed 344 aircraft, 184 helicopters, 2,676 drones, 398 anti-aircraft missile systems, 7,149 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 931 multiple rocket launchers, 3,691 field artillery and mortars, and 7,650 special military vehicles since the start of the Ukraine war.
1 dead in Belgorod attacks
At least one person was killed in Ukrainian attacks on Russia’s Belgorod, the region’s Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said on Sunday.
Eight more people were injured in Ukrainian shelling, he added.