The representative of the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov listed at the last briefing the data on the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day: more than 50 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the Kupyansky direction, up to 140 Ukrainian servicemen in the direction Krasno-Limansky Direction, more than 80 in Donetsk and up to 50 in Yuzhno-Donetsk.
The lieutenant general noted that in the South-Donetsk direction, as a result of successful offensive operations of Russian troops, the settlement of Dorozhnyanka, in the Zaporozhye region, was liberated.
Dozens of tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored vehicles and pickup trucks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were burned in the battles.
In addition, as a result of attacks with high-precision weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces, three points of temporary deployment of foreign mercenaries were hit in the areas of the Krasny Liman and Chervonaya Dibrova settlements of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
During the day, missile and artillery troops of troop groups (forces) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit: two rocket depots and artillery weapons and ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a launcher of the missile system of multiple launch HIMARS, four US-made M777 artillery systems, two Grad multiple launch rocket system combat vehicles, 2S1 Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer, Czech-made Dana self-propelled howitzer, S-300 complex, five AN/TPQ-50 counters from American-made -battery radar stations, 75 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 92 districts.
During the fight against the battery, foreign-made artillery systems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed at firing positions, from which residential areas of the city of Donetsk and other settlements of the Donetsk People’s Republic were shelled.
Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down two Mi-8 helicopters of the Ukrainian air forces in the areas of the Novovasilievka and Novoekonomicheskoe settlements of the Donetsk People’s Republic, and air defense forces destroyed 8 Ukrainian drones.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
355 – aircraft
198 – helicopters
2764 – unmanned aerial vehicles
399 – anti-aircraft missile systems
7338 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles
957 – multiple rocket launcher combat vehicles
3752 – field artillery and mortar guns
7846 – special military vehicle units