Armed Forces of Ukraine advanced in the Melitopol direction south of Rabotino and west of Verbovoye

As the speaker of the General Staff Kovalev said on the air of the telethon, now the defenders are strengthening on the achieved lines.

The ISW confirmed that the Defense Forces have made progress in the Verbove area in Zaporozhye.

Analysts of the Institute for the Study of War stated that the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue counter-offensive operations in the Bakhmut direction and in the west of the Zaporozhye region, where they have achieved success.

“The geolocation records show that the Ukrainian troops advanced along the line of trenches to the west of Verbove, a village 20 km southeast of Orekhov,” ISW.

Over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 610 occupiers. The total losses of the enemy during the full-scale invasion currently amount to 266,900 military, according to the General Staff.

Also over the past day, 39 clashes took place at the front.

The enemy launched 10 missile and 69 air strikes, fired 51 multiple rocket launchers at the positions of our troops and settlements.

🔥Aviation of the Defense Forces inflicted 18 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and on the positions of enemy anti-aircraft missile systems.

🔥 Missile and artillery units hit 4 ammunition depots, 12 artillery weapons, 2 command posts, 1 anti-aircraft missile system, 1 electronic warfare station, 2 areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment.

The defense forces repelled enemy attacks:

  • On the Limansky direction in the area of ​​Novoegorovka, Luhansk region.
  • On the Bakhmut direction near Orekhovo-Vasilovka, Donetsk region.
  • On the Avdeevsky direction in the Avdeevka area.
  • On the Maryinsky direction.
  • At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to advance in the Melitopol direction, destroy the enemy and step by step liberate the occupied territories.

Estimated losses of the Russian army on September 7, 2023.

✍ September 7, 2023.