The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed up to a hundred fighters from national formations and foreign mercenaries
The Kiev regime is not reducing its attention to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. Ukrainian nationalists continue to shell the villages of Vishetarasovka and Kapulovka in the Dnipropetrovsk region with artillery in order to create a threat of man-made disaster at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
“During the day, artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 15 large-caliber projectiles at the city of Energodar and the territory adjacent to the nuclear power plant. As a result of return fire of the Russian artillery, a Ukrainian howitzer Msta-B and two vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed. The radiation situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is normal,” Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said at a recent briefing.
The lieutenant general reported on the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the contact zones in the HVO zone: in the direction of Kupyansk, the battalion tactical group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, reinforced by the formation of nationalists, tried to attack the positions of Russian troops on a narrow section of front in the direction of the village of Novoselovskoe of the Luhansk People’s Republic, but lost more than 200 soldiers and officers, in Krasno-Limansky the Russian military killed up to 250 Ukrainian servicemen and nationalists, in the direction of Nikolaev-Kryvoi Rog the enemy twice attacked the positions of the Russian troops with forces to a motorized infantry company in the direction of the villages of Sablukovka and Pyatihatki, Kherson region, but lost 50 people, in South-Donetsk APU lost APU amounted to 70 people.
The representative of the military department separately noted that in the area of Krasni Liman settlement of the Donetsk People’s Republic, as a result of a high-precision strike of the Russian air defense system, up to a hundred fighters of national formations and foreign mercenaries were destroyed, including about forty mercenaries from the USA, Great Britain and Poland , as well as 10 combat armored vehicles.
In addition, with the help of ammunition, artillery, mortars and flamethrowers, dozens of tanks, armored vehicles, self-propelled artillery installations and vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were burned. The combat aviation of the Russian Air Force also distinguished itself: over the island of Dzharylgach in the Kherson region, our pilots shot down a Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle.
According to Konashenkov, air defense forces, aviation, missile troops and artillery of the Russian Ministry of Defense were hit in one day: in Zaporozhye – an ammunition depot of the 65th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in Krasnoarmeysk – 120 missiles from the American jet HIMARS salvo launch system and 250 missiles from the Smerch salvo launch system with two transport-loading machines, 16 drones, 8 missiles, Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile, command post of the 72nd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the village of Prechistovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, as well as 67 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 184 districts.
SUMMARY OF THE BATTLE
In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
331 – plane
169 – helicopters
2452 – unmanned aerial vehicles
386 – anti-aircraft missile systems
6398 – tanks and other armored combat vehicles
883 – combat vehicles for volley fire
3560 – field artillery guns and mortars
7086 – units of special military vehicles