MoD of Russia Reports for April 13th to April 19th, 2024…

⚡️Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation

(13-19 April 2024)

Part I (see Part II)

From 13 to 19 April 2024, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in response to the Kiev regime’s attempts to cause damage to the Russian energy and industrial facilities, have carried out 34 group strikes by high-precision air- and sea-based weapons, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles, which hit energy industry facilities, enterprises of the military-industrial complex and railway infrastructure of Ukraine, air defence facilities, and ammunition and fuel depots for military hardware.

Moreover, drone operators’ training centres, temporary deployment areas of AFU troops, nationalist formations, and foreign mercenaries were hit.

▫️In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces improved the situation along the front line and hit manpower and hardware of 12 AFU and national guard brigades close to Kupyansk, Sinkovka, Zagoruykovka, Kotlyarovka (Kharkov region) and Stelmakhovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

In addition, 11 counterattacks were repelled by units of AFU 3rd assault, 21st, 63rd mechanised, 12th national guard special operations forces, and 125th territorial defence brigades close to Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People’s Republic), Torskoye and Terny (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses amounted to more than 380 Ukrainian troops, one tank, nine armoured fighting vehicles, and 16 motor vehicles.

In the course of the counterbattery warfare, 18 field artillery guns including three U.S.-made M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery systems, as well as six ammunition depots, and five Nota and Anklav electronic warfare stations were hit.

▫️In Donetsk direction, as a result of successful actions of the Yug Group of Forces’ units, the Russian troops seized more advantageous lines, and inflicted losses on manpower and hardware of four assault, two airmobile, and six mechanised brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Belogorovka, Razdolovka, Orekhovo-Vasilyovka, Bogdanovka, Kleshcheyevka, and Kurdyumovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Seven counterattacks launched by units of AFU 46th airmobile and 10th mountain assault brigades were repelled near Krasnogorovka and Novomikhailovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses amounted to more than 3,550 Ukrainian troops, four tanks, five armoured fighting vehicles, and 87 motor vehicles.

In the course of the counterbattery warfare, 31 field artillery guns, 14 of them were Western-made, as well as four Nota and Anklav electronic warfare stations, and seven ammunition depots were eliminated.

▫️In Avdeyevka direction, the Tsentr Group of Forces liberated Pervomayskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic), and continued to advance into the depths of the enemy’s defence.

With the support of air strikes, artillery and heavy flamethrower systems fire, 53 counterattacks launched by assault groups of nine AFU brigades have been repelled close to Leninskoye, Novgorodskoye, Novokalinovo, Berdychi, Umanskoye and Netaylovo (Donetsk People’s Republic).

More than 2,170 Ukrainian troops, seven tanks, 13 armoured fighting vehicles, 35 motor vehicles, and 19 field artillery guns including two M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery systems, and one U.S-made M777 howitzer have been eliminated during the week.

🔹 Russian Defence Ministry

⚡️Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation

(13-19 April 2024)

Part II (see Part I)

▫️In South Donetsk direction, the Vostok Group of Forces’ units improved the tactical situation and hit units of AFU 58th motorised infantry, 72nd mechanised brigades, three territorial defence brigades and the Ukrainian National Guard Brigade close to Ugledar, Urozhaynoye, Staromayorskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic), Priyutnoye, Mirnoye, Malinovka, and Lugovskoye (Zaporozhye region).

The enemy lost up to 760 Ukrainian troops, one tank, 22 motor vehicles, one Grad MLRS combat vehicle, 14 field artillery guns, eight of them were Western-made.

One Nota and one Bukovel-AD electronic warfare stations, as well as four field ammunition depots have been eliminated.

▫️In Kherson direction, units of the Dnepr Group of Forces inflicted fire damage on manpower and hardware of AFU 65th, 117th mechanised, 35th, 36th marine, 121st, 126th territorial defence, and 15th national guard brigades close to Orekhov, Rabotino, Shcherbaki, Kamenskoye (Zaporozhye region), Mikhailovka, Zmeyevka, Berislav, Ivanovka and Nikolskoye (Kherson region).

The AFU losses amounted to up to 365 Ukrainian troops, 24 motor vehicles, 12 field artillery guns, including six U.S.-made, German-made, and Polish-made howitzers, as well as three Nota and Anklav electronic warfare stations.

Missile troops, artillery and unmanned aerial vehicles of the Russian Groups of Forces have eliminated three MiG-29 fighter jets, four An-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force at the home airfield, two air target guidance radars, four S-300 anti-aircraft missile launchers, as well as one IRIS-T anti-aircraft missile launcher.

Air defence systems have shot down 10 U.S.-made ATACMS operational-tactical missiles, six UK-made Storm Shadow cruise missiles, five French-made Hammer and U.S.-made JDAM aerial bombs, two U.S.-made HARM anti-radiation missiles, four U.S.-made MALD aerial false targets, two Tochka-U tactical missiles, 78 HIMARS, Vampire, and Uragan MLRS projectiles, and 1,278 unmanned aerial vehicles.

Over the past week, 27 Ukrainian servicemen surrendered.

📊 In total, 590 airplanes and 270 helicopters, 21,882 unmanned aerial vehicles, 506 air defence missile systems, 15,802 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,267 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 8,981 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 21,143 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

🔹 Russian Defence Ministry