Donetsk, Nov 29 — DAN. Ukrainian forces have been pushed back to their positions after several unsuccessful attempts to attack on the Kupyansk and Krasny Liman axes over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

On the Kupyansk axis, a  task force company tried to attack Russian troops in the Ivanovka settlement area, Kharkov region. As a result of fire damage inflicted on the Ukrainian unit, it was forced to retreat to its old positions.

On the Krasny Liman axis, Russian army units prevented a Ukrainian task force company from advancing for an offensive. Artillery fire and strikes by attack and army aircraft in the designated area destroyed enemy manpower and materiel.

Russia’s offensive is ongoing on the Donetsk axis. Some 100 gunmen and their equipment have been destroyed in the area over the past 24 hours.

Russian warplanes, missile troops and artillery destroyed ten enemy control centers in the areas of Petropavlovka and Berestovoy in the Kharkov region, Dobrovolye, Teren, Torskoye, Verkhnekamenskoye, Andreyevka, Vodyanoye and Novoselki in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Nikolskoye in the Kherson region.

An Osa-AKM air defense system was destroyed near Makeyevka in the Lugansk People’s Republic while in Nikolayevka, DPR, Russian troops destroyed an AN/TPQ-37 fire finding radar. Another target indication radar was destroyed by an Pelikan air defense system in the Malomikhailovka area, Dneptropetrovsk region. An enemy rocket artillery ammunition depot was destroyed outside Belogorye, Zaporozhye region.

Russian air defense units shot down nine enemy drones in the areas of Chervonaya Dibrova, Krasnorechenskoye, Golilovo, Ploschanki and Zhitlovka in the LPR and Rybinskoye and Maximovka in the DPR. Two “Uragan” MLRS rounds were intercepted in the Novaya Kakhovka area.

Russia began the special military operation on February 24, 2022.*jk