Russian military chiefs have boasted of destroying Ukrainian artillery batteries in a blistering series of airstrikes.
Kremlin officials say they knocked out four gun positions, three ammo depots and 20 other military targets.
Video footage of the aerial assault emerged from Russia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) showing a series of explosions.
In a briefing led by Major General Igor Konashenkov, the Russian military also said that they destroyed three ammunition depots in the areas of Mirnaya Dolina, Bakhmutskaya and Tashkovka.
In the city of Popasnaya, the Russian forces claimed they destroyed a US counter-battery radar station.
Earlier, the Russian MoD said they destroyed nine Ukrainian drones including a Bayraktar TB2.