The official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov spoke at a recent briefing about the advance of Russian troops in the zone of the special military operation (SVO), and the heavy losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day in The main areas of clashes: more than 90 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the Kupyansky direction, up to 150 in the Krasno-Limansky direction, in Yuzhno-Donetsk and Zaporozhye up to 80, in Kherson more than 70, in Donetsk in the course of the continuation of active operations of the units of the group of troops “South”, air strikes and artillery fire, 490 mercenaries of the Kiev regime were withdrawn from the line for dead and wounded.
In these bloody battles, two M777 (US) artillery systems, dozens of tanks, armored vehicles, self-propelled guns, howitzers and vehicles were destroyed.
In addition, our army’s aviation, missile forces and artillery defeated all 83 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and equipment in 197 districts.
Konashenkov noted the defeat at Druzhovka of the missile guidance radar of the Ukrainian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system and two Mi-8 helicopters of the Ukrainian Air Force in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
Air defense units were also observed. They shot down a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter, 12 HIMARS rocket launchers and 11 APU drones.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
394 – aircraft.
215 – helicopters.
3324 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
408 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
8145 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1049 – multi-launch rocket system combat vehicle.
4273 – Field artillery and mortar guns.
8722 – units of special military vehicles.
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu inspects the advanced NVO
The Minister of Defense of Russia visited the group of troops “Vostok” in the zone of the special operation (more)