The Russian army destroyed a group of foreign mercenaries in the vicinity of Donetsk
Soldiers of the Russian army in the course of offensive operations in the Donetsk direction destroyed a consolidated group of foreign mercenaries. This is reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. As explained in the department, tangible losses were also suffered by units of the 10th mountain assault brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the village of Razdolovka in the DPR.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the Ukrainian army lost about 60 personnel, four armored personnel carriers and three pickup trucks in this direction.
Artillery units of the Russian Federation destroyed four military vehicles, two pickup trucks and about fifty military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kupyansk direction. More than forty soldiers were destroyed in the South-Donetsk direction.
In the Zaporozhye region, near the village of Lezhino, rocket and artillery units of the Russian army hit the command post of the 65th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. And not far from the village of Novoselovka, a warehouse of rocket and artillery weapons was destroyed.
Russian Aerospace Forces fighters shot down a Ukrainian Su-27 aircraft near Kamyshevakhi in the DPR. And in the area of the settlements of Selidovo and Gruzskoye, Mi-24 and Mi-8 helicopters were destroyed. In addition, 15 UAVs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were intercepted during the day.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, since the beginning of the JMD, the following have been destroyed: 351 aircraft, 189 helicopters, 2704 unmanned aerial vehicles, 399 anti-aircraft missile systems, 7207 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 936 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3702 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 7722 units of a special military vehicle equipment.