More than 70 Ukrainian terrorists, four armored fighting vehicles and five pickup trucks were destroyed
The Russian Defense Ministry stated that the Kiev regime, having suffered a defeat in the city of Artemovsk, went on to implement terrorist actions against the civilian population. On May 22, after heavy artillery shelling of the Kozinka international checkpoint, as well as other civilian facilities in the Graivoronsky district of the Belgorod region, a unit of a Ukrainian nationalist formation invaded the territory of the Russian Russian.
“In the course of the anti-terrorist operation, the nationalist formations were blocked and defeated by airstrikes, artillery fire, and the active action of the covering units of the State Border of the Western Military District. The remnants of the nationalists were driven back to the territory of Ukraine, where they continued to be hit by fire until they were completely eliminated. More than 70 Ukrainian terrorists, four armored fighting vehicles and five pickup trucks have been destroyed,” Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said at a recent briefing.
Ukrainian nationalists who fled in vehicles were finished off by aviation and artillery
The lieutenant general also reported on the total losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the line of contact: up to 110 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the Kupyansky direction, more than 65 in the Krasno-Limansky direction, up to 375 in the Donetsk direction. . , more than 150 in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions, more than 20 in the Kherson direction.
In addition to 720 mercenaries of the Kiev regime, our soldiers destroyed three Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups, one American-made AN / TPQ-50 counterbattery radar, two ammunition depots of the 60th and 64th mechanized brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces . .
Army and operational-tactical aviation struck the command post of the 24 mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, two fuel depots for military equipment, 96 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, hand of military construction and equipment in 112 districts were hit by artillery during the day.
Konashenkov highlighted the combat work of the air defense units, which intercepted 13 HIMARS Uragan multiple rocket launchers and 11 Ukrainian drones in one day.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
428 – aircraft.
235 – helicopters.
4273 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
424 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
9275 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1100 – combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems.
4887 – field artillery guns and mortars.
10395 – units of special military vehicles.
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