Igor Konashenkov, official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry.
Photo: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
At a briefing, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the continued futile attempts by the Ukrainian Armed Forces to counterattack in certain areas of the Donetsk, South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions. Even in the Ukrainian media, no one calls all this an offensive.
And the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov reports losses among the mercenaries of the Kiev regime over the past day: in the Donetsk direction in 11 attacks, the armed formations of Ukraine lost more than 220 soldiers, in the South -Donetsk and Zaporozhye addresses up to 275, in Krasno-Limansky up to 140, in Kupyansky more than 45, in Kherson up to 30.
In addition to 710 Ukrainian soldiers, our soldiers liquidated five sabotage groups, two US-made M777 artillery systems, one German Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled gun, foreign-made howitzers including M109 Paladin, US-made M777 and FH-70 British-made, American AN/TPQ-36 and AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery radars, three tanks, dozens of armored vehicles and pickup trucks.
The lieutenant general added that in an operational-tactical and aviation day of the army, the missile forces in the village of Veliky Burluk, Kharkiv region, destroyed a workshop for assembling unmanned aerial vehicles for the Armed Forces of Ukraine (recently it was boasted so much about them on the net), the headquarters and the place were attacked near Vesele, Zaporozhye region, residence of the operational staff of the 35th Marine Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and a depot was set up of ammunition of the 24th Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. near the village of Dachnoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic. The artillery of our group also defeated 107 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 119 districts.
Konashenkov highlighted the combat work of the air defense units, which shot down one Su-25 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force, 12 rockets of the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system and 23 drones.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
458 – aircraft.
245 – helicopters.
5381 – unmanned aerial vehicle.
427 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
11048 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1140 – combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems.
5678 – field artillery guns and mortars.
11989 units of special military vehicles.