IN summary The department says that in the Donetsk direction, units of the “South” group of troops repelled two attacks by assault groups of the 28th mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the area of the village of Kurdyumovka in the DPR. During the day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost up to 245 military personnel wounded and killed, the Russian army destroyed two infantry fighting vehicles, two pickup trucks and an Msta-B howitzer.
In the Krasnolimansk direction, soldiers of the Center group of troops also repelled two attacks by assault groups of the 12th Special Forces Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the areas of the settlements of Kremennaya and Kuzmino in the LPR. The losses of the Ukrainian army in this direction amounted to up to 200 people killed and wounded.
On the morning of November 21, the head of the press center of the Vostok group of troops, Oleg Chekhov, said that the Russian military thwarted a counterattack of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the village of Priyutnoye in the southern Donetsk direction. According to him, the military stopped attempts to rotate units of the Ukrainian army in the vicinity of the village of Urozhainoye. As a result, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost military personnel, vehicles and two mortar crews.
On November 20, units of the West group of troops repelled three attacks by assault groups of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kupyansk direction. The “Center” military stopped an attempt by the Ukrainian military to carry out an attack in the area of the village of Grigorovka in the DPR in the Krasnoliman direction.