A Russian military special operation has been going on in Ukraine for more than 17 months.
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In some regions of the country, hostilities are underway, while issues of the exchange of prisoners, humanitarian aid and the evacuation of civilians are being resolved.
We talk about the most notable events that took place by the morning of August 4.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, during the day the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost up to 380 fighters in the Donetsk direction, and up to 175 in the South Donetsk direction.
The losses of Kyiv in the Kupyansk direction amounted to 150 soldiers, in the Krasnolimansky direction – over 110, in Zaporizhia – up to 45, in Kherson – up to 30.
In the Kupyansk direction, Russian troops took up more advantageous positions in the Kharkov region and the LPR.
Russian tankers destroyed the Ukrainian ammunition depot in the Kherson region.
On the night of Friday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked the naval base of Novorossiysk with two unmanned boats.
The Ministry of Defense reported that they were discovered and destroyed by Russian warships.
In addition, on the night of August 4, an attempt by the Armed Forces of Ukraine to attack objects in Crimea with drones was thwarted.
Air defense systems destroyed 10 UAVs, 3 more drones were suppressed by electronic warfare, there were no casualties or damage.
British intelligence learned that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are preventing the attack.
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Attack UAVs of the Russian military destroyed a pickup truck with fighters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and a tank in the DPR.
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