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General Staff: Russians fail to regain lost positions in 3 directions

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 13, 2023 11:18 PM 1 min read
A Ukrainian soldier prepares 155mm artillery shells in his fighting position as Ukrainian Army conduct operation to target trenches of Russian forces through the Donetsk Oblast amid Russia-Ukraine war, on Aug. 6, 2023. (Diego Herrera Carcedo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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The Russian military has unsuccessfully attempted to regain lost positions in the Bakhmut, Shakhtarske and Zaporizhzhia directions during the day, Ukraine's General Staff of the Armed Forces reported on Aug. 13.

In total, 24 engagements with Russian troops took place on the front line during the day.

In addition, Russia launched 2 missile strikes and 24 airstrikes and carried out about 40 attacks with multiple rocket launchers, the General Staff said.

At the same time, Ukraine's air defense hit 10 Russian manpower concentration areas and carried out 4 airstrikes against Russian anti-aircraft missile systems, according to the General Staff.

During the day, Russia shelled more than 95 Ukrainian settlements, mainly in Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporishshia oblasts, the General Staff said.

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