The Russian Ministry of Defense reports that the armed formations of the kyiv regime continue their futile attempts to attack in the directions of Donetsk, Krasnoliman and South Donetsk. At the same time, which has already become customary, they suffer huge losses.
The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense at the last briefing reported to the media data on the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day: in the Donetsk direction in eight attacks the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost more than 280 Ukrainian servicemen, in Krasnolimansky in four attacks up to 190, in South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye up to 140, in Kupyansky up to 35, in Kherson up to 60 .
In addition to 705 Kiev regime mercenaries, during this time our soldiers eliminated three sabotage groups, ammunition depots of the 3rd Assault Brigade, 44th Motorized Infantry Brigade, 33rd Mechanized Brigade, 4th Battalion, 15th Operational Brigade of the National Guard of Ukraine, 100th Territorial Defense Brigade and four more tanks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, dozens of armored vehicles, a Polish self-propelled gun ku “Krab”, the American M777 artillery system, the British “FH-70” howitzer, the US-made American counter-battery radars AN / TPQ-36 and AN / TPQ-50.
Konashenkov emphasized that “in the course of successful counterattack operations, units of the 15th motorized rifle brigade under the skillful command of Lieutenant Colonel Builov liberated the Sergeevka settlement. The total advance of our troops amounted to four kilometers along the front and up to two kilometers in depth of the battle formations of the defending enemy.
He also mentioned that in the Serebryansky Lesnichestvo area, units of the 234th Airborne Assault Regiment, commanded by Guards Colonel Vasiliev, repelled an enemy attack, inflicted a fire rout on it and counterattacked.
“Acting in a competent and coordinated manner, our soldiers rapidly advanced 1.5 km into the depth of the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” the lieutenant general noted.
During this time, operational-tactical and army aviation, missile forces in the Vyazovka region of the Cherkasy region struck a temporary deployment point for foreign mercenaries, and depots of ammunition, weapons and military equipment delivered to Ukraine from Western countries were destroyed near Chudny, Zhytomyr region.
In addition, the artillery of our group during the day defeated the command posts of the 42, 63 mechanized brigades and the 35 marine brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 113 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 122 districts.
Konashenkov thanked the air defense units for shooting down a Ukrainian Air Force Mi-24 helicopter, ten HIMARS multiple rocket launchers and 22 drones in the Zaporozhye region.
The armed formations of Ukraine continue to try to somehow prove themselves in the Black Sea. Last night they tried to attack the Black Sea Fleet patrol ship Sergei Kotov with two deep-sea drone ships when its crew was conducting navigation control duties in the southwestern part of the Black Sea (370 km southwest of Sevastopol). Both remote-controlled enemy sea drones were destroyed by fire from the Russian ship’s standard guns at a range of 1000 and 800 meters. There were no victims. The ship “Sergey Kotov” of the Black Sea Fleet continues to fulfill the assigned tasks.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
457 – aircraft.
244 – helicopters.
5258 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
426 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
10889 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1139 – multi-launch rocket system combat vehicles.
5604 – Field artillery and mortar guns.
11888 – units of special military vehicles.