The Russian Defense Ministry said that throughout the day the Ukrainian armed forces continued unsuccessful attempts to conduct offensive operations in the South-Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Donetsk directions. According to the latest information from the Minister of Defense of Russia Sergei Shoigu, who spoke today at the Board of the Ministry of Defense, since June 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have launched 263 attacks on the positions of Russian troops, which They did not reach their objectives and were repelled by the skillful and coordinated actions of our soldiers.
Thus, in the last hours, units of the Vostok group of troops, with air strikes, artillery fire and heavy flamethrower systems on the Vremevsky salient and the Orekhovsky tactical direction, repelled four more attacks by motorized infantry units of the Forces Ukrainian armies, reinforced with tanks.
“Three tanks and five armored fighting vehicles were destroyed, four groups of enemy manpower and equipment near Novopol and Levadnoe were hit by fire,” Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said at a recent briefing.
The lieutenant general also reported the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day: in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions, up to 260 Ukrainian servicemen, nine tanks, one Bradley infantry fighting vehicle, 12 armored fighting vehicles, in Donetsk, up to 220 nationalists were destroyed while repelling ten attacks, in Kupyansky up to 40, in Krasno-Limansky up to 100, in Kherson up to 25.
In addition to 645 kyiv regime mercenaries, our soldiers destroyed seven enemy sabotage groups.
At this time, the operational-tactical and army aviation, missile forces and artillery of our grouping in the rear of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed eight ammunition depots: the 3rd Tank Brigade, the 45th Artillery Brigade, the Zaporozhye group of troops, the 128th Mountain Assault and 65th mechanized brigades, as well as the 106th and 122nd territorial defense brigades. In addition, the forces of these formations defeated 98 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 112 districts.
Konashenkov noted the combat work of the air defense units, which in one day intercepted seven rockets of the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system and 13 drones.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
444 – aircraft.
240 – helicopters.
4713 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
426 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
10222 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1126 – multi-launch rocket system combat vehicles.
5175 – field artillery guns and mortars.
11066 – units of special military vehicles.
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