The Ukrainian military managed to kill two Russian officers in the Donbas, which commanded the local militants. The military equipment was also destroyed, reported the volunteer organization "Come back alive” on their Facebook page.
The organization reports , citing its informants that ,near the Ukrainian village of Pikuzy, the Russian officers with call-signs Metka and Georgik met near an armored personal vehicle (BTR) when it suddenly exploded. The old Soviet-made car Zhiguli, which was driven by another officer, also exploded at the same time.
According to the group’s information, during the Ukrainian operation, the pro-Russian separatists also lost 2 armored personnel carriers, 2 infantry fighting vehicles and several Ural trucks. The leadership of the so-called "1st Army Corps" of separatists has decided to urgently replace the unit with the one that will be supervised directly by the leader of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko.