The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that its forces eliminated 195 Ukrainian soldiers, destroyed a tank, four armored fighting vehicles, a D-20 howitzer, and four armored vehicles, in the Kobyansky, Krasno-Limansky, Donetsk, and southern Donetsk axes, and shot down a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter in Kherson province, and destroyed two artillery depots in the towns of Uglidar and Katerinova of the Donetsk People's Republic.
In its daily statement, the ministry said:
In the direction of Kharkov:
Russian artillery groups in the Western Military District inflicted fire casualties on the manpower and military equipment of the units of the 114th Regional Defense Brigade and the 103rd Brigade, in the vicinity of Masyotovka and Tapaevka. The enemy's losses in this direction amounted to 45 Ukrainian soldiers, a tank, four armored fighting vehicles, a special military vehicle and a howitzer. "D20".
And on the Krasno-Limansky axis:
Artillery fire and heavy flamethrower systems of the Central Russian Military District group defeated units of the 25th and 95th Airborne Assault Brigades of the Ukrainian forces in the Yambolovka region of the Donetsk People's Republic, as well as in the forests of Sibryanka, more than 60 Ukrainian servicemen were eliminated, and four combat vehicles were destroyed Armored.
And in the direction of Donetsk:
As a result of the successful offensive operations, the volunteers of the assault detachments, with fire support from the operational and tactical aviation, army, missile and artillery forces of the Southern Military District Group of Forces, liberated the town of Blagodatnoye in the Donetsk People's Republic, and Russian forces in this direction eliminated up to 50 Ukrainian soldiers, and destroyed a vehicle A French-made Tessor cannon, an American-made M777 artillery system, and a Msta-B howitzer.
To the south of Donetsk:
Units of the Group of Forces in the Eastern Military District inflicted significant damage on the units of the 72nd Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian forces in the area of Oglidar settlement, as well as the 110th Brigade of Territorial Defense in the vicinity of Novopol in the Donetsk People's Republic, and the losses of the Ukrainian forces in this direction amounted to more than 40 soldiers, tanks and two combat vehicles. Two armored vehicles and two pickup trucks destroyed two depots full of artillery ammunition for Ukrainian forces near Olidar and Katerinivka in the Donetsk People's Republic.
And in the direction of Kherson:
Two self-propelled artillery mounts "Gvozdica" were destroyed, in addition to the detonation of two depots filled with ammunition for the Ukrainian forces in the vicinity of Mikhailovka and Zmievka on the outskirts of Kherson.
According to the statement, during the past 24 hours, the operational and tactical aviation, missile and artillery forces of the Russian Armed Forces hit 84 artillery units of the Ukrainian forces at firing positions and gathering centers of manpower and military equipment in 126 districts.
According to the statement, Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter near the village of Zolotaya Balka in the Kherson region, and five Ukrainian drones were destroyed over the villages of Krivoshevka, Oborotnovka, Krasnorechenskoye and Vladimirovka in the Luhansk People's Republic and over the town of Belogrudovo in the Kherson region. , and the interception of three missiles from the US-made “HIMARS” multiple rocket launchers in the airspace of Zlato Ostovka in the Donetsk People's Republic and Skadovsk in the Kherson region.
Since the beginning of the special military operation, according to the statement, 381 fighters, 206 helicopters, 2,987 drones, 402 anti-aircraft missiles, 7,691 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 997 combat vehicles including rocket launchers, 3,970 field artillery units and mortars, and 8,229 units of special military vehicles have been destroyed.
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