Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine
Russian Federation Armed Forces continue the special military operation.
In Kupyansk direction, intensive action of Russian forces has resulted in the frustration of the attacks launched by company tactical groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), reinforced by mercenaries, from the areas of Pershotravnevoye, Kislovka and Krakhmalnoye (Kharkov region).
Operation of artillery, Assault and Army Aviation has resulted in the elimination of over 60 Ukrainian personnel and mercenaries, three tanks, one infantry fighting vehicle, and two armoured personnel carriers.
In Krasny Liman direction, pre-emptive action of Russian units has resulted in the prevention of the attempt of two AFU company tactical groups to launch an attack towards Chervonopopovka and Ploshchanka (Lugansk People’s Republic).
Up to 50 Ukrainian personnel, three armoured fighting vehicles, and seven pickups have been eliminated.
In the Donetsk People’s Republic, offensive operation of Russian forces has resulted in the elimination of over 120 Ukrainian personnel, two tanks, three armoured fighting vehicles, and seven motor vehicles.
Operational-Tactical and Army Aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery have neutralised nine command posts near Kislovka, Ivanovka, Krakhmalnoye and Berestovoye (Kharkov region), Serebryanka, Vodyanoye (Donetsk People’s Republic), Stelmakhovka (Lugansk People’s Republic), Vesyoloye and Novoraysk (Kherson region), as well as 86 artillery units at their firing positions, manpower and hardware in 176 areas.
One U.S.-manufactured AN/TPQ-50 counterbattery warfare radar has been destroyed near Avdeyevka (Donetsk People’s Republic).
Air defence facilities have shot down 10 unmanned aerial vehicles near Kremennaya and Novokrasnyanka (Lugansk People’s Republic), Novotroitskoye, Maksimovka, Olginka and Ugledar (Donetsk People’s Republic).
In total, 333 airplanes and 177 helicopters, 2,532 unmanned aerial vehicles, 388 air defence missile systems, 6,705 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 897 fighting vehicles equipped with MLRS, 3,599 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 7,273 units of special military hardware have been destroyed during the special military operation.