A Russian assault unit attempting to take control of the town of Vuhledar in Ukraine faced fierce resistance from Ukrainian military forces. The Russians were hit with counterfire and explosive devices, causing casualties among the invading force.
The attack was reported to have been unsuccessful, with the Ukrainian military successfully defending their position and forcing the Russian troops to retreat. The exact number of casualties on both sides has not been disclosed, but local sources indicate that the Russian assault group sustained heavy losses.
This latest clash is just one in a long-standing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which has escalated in recent years. Despite numerous international efforts to broker a peace deal, tensions between the two countries continue to rise, and the situation in the region remains volatile.