The networks have already spread images of the taking of extreme streets
Last night, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that Wagner’s assault detachments, supported by artillery and aviation from the Southern Group of Forces, had completed the liberation of Artemovsk.
The networks have already spread images of the taking of the outside streets. The density of the fire was so high that none of the Ukrainian nationalists and foreign mercenaries (there were a lot of Polish fighters) should have survived. The accomplices of the Kyiv regime also had nowhere to retreat: our artillerymen keep all roads under strict fire control, and the last bridges were destroyed a few days ago. The last road bridge near the village of Krasnoye was “dismantled” by our soldiers with artillery in the last 24 hours.
The unconditional victory of the Russian character and weapons in Artemovsk was confirmed by the demonstration of the Russian flag. Russian tricolors were raised over the ruins in all Artemovsk districts on Saturday night.
At a briefing held on Sunday, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov confirmed the capture of Artemovsk and reported data on the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine along the entire line of contact – 85 Ukrainian servicemen. were killed in the Kupyansky direction, more than 60 in the Krasno-Limansky direction, up to 100 Ukrainian servicemen and mercenaries in the Artemovsky direction, more than 120 in Donetsk, up to 50 in Yuzhno-Donetsk and Zaporozhye, and up to 15 in Kherson.
In addition to the elimination of more than 430 accomplices of the Kiev regime, our soldiers destroyed: 10 sabotage and reconnaissance groups, ammunition depots of the 102 and 123 brigades of territorial defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, ammunition depots of the brigades 60 and 67 mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, self-propelled artillery installation “Krab” (Poland), the AN / TPQ-50 counter-battery station (USA), the US M777 artillery system) , the M109 self-propelled artillery mount (USA), as well as dozens of tanks, armored vehicles and pickup trucks.
In addition, operational-tactical and army aviation destroyed the Ukrainian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system, artillery hit the command post of the 102 territorial defense brigade, 103 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in positions firearms, manpower and military equipment in 134 districts.
Konashenkov highlighted the combat work of the air defense units, whose soldiers shot down 15 HIMARS and Uragan multiple launch rockets, Storm Shadow long-range cruise missiles and nine Ukrainian drones in one day.
In total, since the start of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
428 – aircraft.
234 – helicopters.
4245 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
424 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
9251 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1100 – combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems.
4871 – Field artillery and mortar guns.
10365 – units of special military vehicles.