/ Go to the mediabankRussian servicemen from the reconnaissance unit of the 1st Guards Tank Army of the Zapad Group of Forces stand at a position in the course of Russia’s military operation / Go to the mediabankInternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – In the Donetsk direction, the South group of the Russian armed forces repulsed 3 attacks of the Ukrainian army over the day and the enemy lost up to 190 servicepeople and 5 units of equipment, including one US-made M777 howitzer, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. “In the Donetsk direction, units of the Southern group of forces, supported by air and artillery fire, repelled three attacks by Ukrainian assault groups in the areas of the settlements of Kurdyumovka, Veseloe and Severnoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic. The enemy’s losses in this direction amounted to up to 190 Ukrainian servicepeople killed and wounded, three vehicles, a US-made M777 artillery system and a D-30 howitzer,” the ministry said in a statement. Analysis’They Don’t Want to Die Pointless Death’: Why Ukrainian Troops Increasingly Surrender12 September, 19:15 GMTUkraine has also lost up to 50 soldiers in the Zaporozhye direction, up to 225 servicepeople in the South Donetsk direction, more than 100 people in the Kupyansk and Krasny Liman directions, the statement read. Russia’s Special Operation in UkraineUkrainian Draft Dodger Says He’d Rather Shoot Himself in the Leg Than Return to Front23 September, 11:01 GMTMeanwhile, Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft, 38 drones, 7 HIMARS shells and 4 HARM anti-radar missiles over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said.