Since mid-April, Ukrainian defenders have liberated three villages in Donbas and moved the front line 15 km forward, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation of Ukraine reported Facebook on June 13.
The headquarters emphasized that the Russian artillery on the front “hasn’t stopped firing for a minute”, and the Russian troops have a numerical advantage, yet the Armed Forces of Ukraine still successfully repel their attacks.
“Each of our attacks inflicts tangible casualties on the invaders,” the military noted.
“On certain axes in Donbas, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are not just defending them-selves, but are also gradually moving forward.”
In a video published by the military, they point out that the Ukrainian counter-offensive began in mid-April.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Force son Ukraine, since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russia has lost about 32,300 of its troops. President Volodymyr Zelensky said that by June, the number of Russian casualties in Ukraine could exceed 40,000 soldiers.