Ukrainian armed formations over the past day continued to attempt offensive operations in the South-Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Donetsk directions.
Active hostilities were taking place in the area of the Vremevsky ledge. There, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost a tank, an infantry fighting vehicle and three armored vehicles in one day.
In the direction of Zaporizhia, the skillful and courageous actions of units of the Vostok troop group, air strikes and artillery fire, repelled two attacks by units of the 65 mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, reinforced with tanks, in a day.
The official representative of the Ministry of Defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov spoke about the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day: up to 200 Ukrainian servicemen, eight tanks, six infantry fighting vehicles, 13 armored vehicles were destroyed in the south. -Donetsk and Zaporozhye directorates, up to 400 mercenaries of the Kiev regime were killed in Donetsk in ten attacks, and also set fire to a tank, two armored vehicles, eight cars, in Kupyansky more than 40, in Krasnolimansky up to 135 (8 surrendered) , in Kherson more than 60 years.
In addition to 835 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, several reserve columns and nine sabotage groups were lost.
Meanwhile, the ammunition depots of the 109 territorial defense brigade, as well as the 44 artillery and 60 mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, were destroyed by the firepower of operational-tactical and army aviation, the missile forces and the group’s artillery. , 117 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were defeated in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 129 districts.
In addition, the command post of the 128th mountain assault brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was attacked near the village of Zapasne in the Zaporozhye region.
Konashenkov noted that air defense units shot down seven HIMARS rockets, Uragan and 12 drones in one day.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
444 – aircraft.
240 – helicopters.
4725 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
426 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
10256 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1127 – multi-launch rocket system combat vehicles.
5187 – field artillery guns and mortars.
11098 – units of special military vehicles.