Fighting continues in the southern part of Ukraine along the line of contact. Restricted in land maneuvering, the enemy’s only option is to retreat to the defense line.

This was announced on Facebook by Operational Command South, Ukrinform reports.

“At the same time, from the air, two Mi-8 helicopter pairs made two sorties to attack our positions in Mykolaiv and Kherson regions. An air battle took place in the area of ​​Snihurivka. A Su-35 fighter launched an air-to-air missile at our Mi-8 helicopter pair, which successfully dodged the strike. Saving missiles, the enemy withdrew,” the report reads.

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Enemy attempts at UAV air reconnaissance continued throughout the day. In addition to the Orlan-10 shot down in the morning over Mykolaiv, another one was downed in Kherson region by an anti-aircraft missile unit. Also, a usual quadcopter was shot down with…