The Russian Defense Ministry announced the release of two quarters in the western part of Artemovsk
In the Donetsk direction, assault detachments liberated two quarters in the western part of Artemovsk
Photo: Alexander KOTS
The official representative of the Ministry of Defense, Igor Konashenkov, at the last briefing, told reporters about the daily losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the line of contact in the zone of the special military operation: up to 95 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the Kupyansk direction, over 70 in the Krasno-Limansky direction, over 130 in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye, Kherson up to 45, in Donetsk up to 200.
Over the past 24 hours, along the entire line of contact, our soldiers destroyed 540 (yesterday – 420) mercenaries of the Kiev regime, five Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups, a mobile fire group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as dozens of tanks, armored vehicles, self-propelled guns and howitzers of the enemy.
The lieutenant-general noted that two quarters in the western part of Artemovsk were liberated by assault detachments in the Donetsk direction.
“The units of the Airborne Forces supported the actions of the assault detachments to capture the city on its northern and southern outskirts. In the interests of the Russian grouping in this area, six sorties were carried out by aviation, and 72 fire missions were completed by artillery,” Konashenkov stressed.
In parallel with the attacks on Artemovsk, our operational-tactical and army aviation and artillery inflict powerful air strikes on the accumulation of reserves and warehouses of the enemy: ammunition depots of the 95th air assault and 10th mountain assault brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed in a day. They were actually left without ammunition.
The speaker noted that the forces of our operational-tactical and army aviation and missile forces in Kharkiv hit the workshops of an aviation industry enterprise in which repairs and testing of Ukrainian jet unmanned aerial vehicles “Strizh” were carried out, in the area of \u200b\u200bthe village of Serebryanka of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a command and observation unit was hit point of the battalion of the 58th motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, artillery inflicted defeat on 84 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at firing positions, manpower and equipment in 118 districts.
The air defense forces intercepted a Ukrainian Grom-2 tactical missile (the third one in a year), three HIMARS multiple rocket launchers and nine Ukrainian drones in a day.
In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
411 – aircraft.
228 – helicopters.
3796 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
415 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
8809 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
1093 – combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems.
4642 – field artillery and mortar guns.
9699 – units of special military vehicles.