Awesome footages of destruction of russians near Avdiivka from Ukrainian SOF 3-rd regiment operators.
Enemy’s losses are:
❌dozens WIA and KIA pic.twitter.com/zxHS52T2UG
— SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES OF UKRAINE (@SOF_UKR) October 20, 2023
Ukraine’s military released combat footage showing the destruction of Russian armored vehicles near Avdiivka. The attack, attributed to Kyiv’s special operations forces, highlights the toll of Moscow’s recent renewed offensives in eastern Ukraine.
- Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces (SSO) detected Russian armor advancing towards Avdiivka and responded using drones, Javelin anti-tank missiles, and mortars, reportedly destroying several armored vehicles and tanks.
- The White House National Security Council Spokesperson, John Kirby, stated that Russia had launched a “renewed offensive” in eastern Ukraine and criticized Moscow’s use of “human wave tactics” and disregard for its soldiers’ lives.
- An analysis by the Institute for the Study of War indicates that Russia experienced significant losses in the initial days of its assault around Avdiivka.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy praised the Ukrainian forces for their resilience and ability to inflict heavy losses on Russian forces.
- Ukraine unveiled its MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile Systems, which it reportedly received secretly from the U.S., and used them to strike two Russian airbases, causing significant damage.