The Russian Defense Ministry reports that more than 90 soldiers hit targets in Ukraine during the night from Monday to Tuesday, killing about 500 Ukrainian soldiers.
The Russian ministry said that dozens of armoured vehicles, artillery, and other military equipment were also destroyed. According to the state news agency RIA, two weapons depots were hit in the region around the city of Kharkiv, among other things.
Independent sources have not verified the claims.
Local Ukrainian authorities said one person was killed and one injured in a rocket attack on the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya on Tuesday. The missiles would not have hit a military target but a commercial site.