Ukraine intel reports 7 Russian KIA's, 12 WIA's in last fights in Donbas
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Main Intelligence Department has reported the death of seven Russian soldiers in a fight near the village of Mayorsk, Ukraine-controlled suburbs of the militant-held town of Horlivka, and the town of Maryinka in Donetsk region.
"Losses among Russian military personnel have been confirmed. Seven killed in action (KIA) and 12 wounded in action (WIA) during fights near Mayorsk and Maryinka were brought to Donetsk on December 25," the intelligence department said.
In addition, the Defense Ministry informs that leader of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) terrorist organization Alexander Zakharchenko and de facto secretary of the so-called DPR Security Council Alexander Khodakovsky reportedly left for Moscow on December 26 to receive further instructions from their Kremlin supervisors.