The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) in the Donetsk direction have lost up to 230 servicemen and mercenaries over the past day, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense reports in its daily report on the progress of the special operation.
“Over the past 24 hours, up to 230 Ukrainian servicemen and mercenaries, six vehicles, a D-30 howitzer, and a US-made AN / TPQ-50 counter-battery radar station were destroyed in this direction,” the report says.
The Ministry of Defense noted that the ault squads continue to conduct an offensive in the western part of Artemivsk (the Ukrainian name is Bakhmut).
From the report of the defense department it follows that the losses of the enemy in the Kupyansk direction per day amounted to 125 Ukrainian servicemen. The Armed Forces of Ukraine lost four vehicles and an Akatsiya self-propelled artillery mount in this direction. In the area of the settlement of Ivanovka, Kharkiv region, the actions of a Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group were suppressed. Up to 65 military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, two armored combat vehicles and two D-20 and D-30 howitzers were destroyed in the Krasnolimansky direction in a day.
The Ministry of Defense added that more than 110 Ukrainian servicemen and seven vehicles were destroyed in the Yuzhnodonetsk and Zaporozhye directions. In the Kherson direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost up to 20 servicemen, three vehicles, one US-made M777 artillery system, an Msta-B howitzer and a Gvozdika self-propelled artillery mount were destroyed. Also, the Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft was shot down by means of air defense in the area of the village of Chervony Mayak, Kherson region. The report says that 12 rockets of the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system were intercepted in a day.