The Russian defence ministry has quashed the Ukrainian claims of gains made near Bakhmut and in the south by releasing a footage of fierce battles in the area. Russian artillery strikes can be seen turning Ukrainian positions into a fireball in the video. In Kupyansk direction, Russian Howitzers unleashed their fury on Ukrainian fortifications. Meanwhile, Ka-52 attack helicopters turned Ukrainian armoured vehicles into a pile of metal as per the Russian defence ministry. Watch this video for more updates from the conflict zone.