According to the military entity, Ukrainian troops suffered up to 250 military casualties on the operational line in Krasni Liman, 170 troops on the operational line in Donetsk, and up to 160 in southern Donetsk.
The communication also said that the casualties of the Ukrainian military between the dead and wounded in the line of operations in Zaporizhzhia exceeded 140 soldiers, while in the area of operation in Kherson, they amounted to 125 troops, and in Kupiansk, 60.
In addition, the Russian anti-aircraft defense shot down 33 unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of Zolotariovka in the Luhansk People’s Republic, Podgornoe, and Kleshcheevka in the Donetsk People’s Republic.
In the last 24 hours, the air defense system also destroyed eight Storm Shadow cruise missiles, two Neptune anti-ship missiles, and six rockets of the Himars multiple-launch rocket system.
In total, so far in Russia’s special military operations, 518 combat aircraft, 254 military helicopters, and 8,464 unmanned aerial vehicles have been destroyed; 441 anti-aircraft missile systems, 13,44 tanks, and other armored vehicles, and 14,797 special military vehicles.
Since February 24, 2022, Russia has been conducting a special military operation, which, according to President Vladimir Putin, is to respond to a request from the self-proclaimed republics of Lugansk and Donetsk to protect the population of Donbas. region, in southeastern Ukraine.
During the military operation, Russian forces controlled the regions of Zaporizhzhia and Kherson, which became part of the territory of the Russian Federation, along with Donetsk and Lugansk.