Ukrainian troops killed more than 1,000 Russian soldiers in what could be the deadliest day of fighting since the invasion of the country more than a year ago, Kyiv’s military said Sunday. In a video shared by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, spokesperson Oleksandr Shtupun claimed that Ukrainian forces killed 1,090 Russian troops on Saturday. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Ukrainian servicemen fire a D-30 Howitzer towards Russian infantry along the frontline. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Advertisement Ukrainian soldiers are seen in BTR military vehicles near the Bakhmut frontline. The 2,600-foot area of open space between the Ukrainian and Russian soldiers has been dubbed a “killing zone” as the battle rages on.