Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Ministry said that the Ukrainian forces made various unsuccessful attempts to attack, suffered losses and withdrew their forces at Nikolayev-Krivoy Rog direction.
“Manpower and military equipment of 46th Airmobile Brigade, 35th Marines’ Brigade and 61st Chaser Infantry Brigade have been neutralised near Bezymennoye, Novogrigoryevka in Nikolayev region and Sukhoy Stavok in Kherson region,” Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said Friday
“The enemy has lost a total of 3 tanks, 4 infantry combat vehicles and 7 other armoured vehicles, 2 pick-ups with large-calibre machine guns and over 270 servicemen at Nikolayev-Krivoy Rog direction,” Konashenkov said.
He added that high-precision attacks of Russian Aerospace Forces have resulted in the neutralisation of the command posts of Kraken nationalist group deployed near Prishib in Kharkov region and 93rd Mechanised Brigade near Artyomovsk in Donetsk People’s Republic. Over 50 nationalists, as well as 16 units of special military equipment and motor vehicles have been eliminated.
The general noted that attacks launched by high-precision ground-based armament at the provisional bases of the units from 127th Territorial Defence Brigade and 14th Mechanised Brigade deployed near Kharkov have resulted in the elimination of over 50 and wounding over 120 Ukrainian servicemen.
According to the general, operational-tactical and army aviation, missile troops and artillery continue launching attacks at the military facilities in Ukraine as 8 AFU command posts have been neutralised near Lebyazhye, Chervony Yar, Gusarovka and Liman in Kharkov region, Maryinka and Ray-Aleksandrovka in Donetsk People’s Republic, Krivoy Rog in Dnepropetrovsk region, Gulyay Pole in Zaporozhye region, as well as 52 artillery units, 153 AFU manpower and military equipment concentration areas.
The general said that 3 AFU missile, artillery and munitions depots have been destroyed near Chuguyev in Kharkov region and Radushnoye in Dnepropetrovsk region.
Konashenkov said that 1 combat vehicle of U.S.-manufactured HIMARS multiple rocket-launching system has been destroyed near Chervony Donets in Kharkov region and 1 U.S.-manufactured M-777 howitzer has been destroyed near Rovnopolye at Zaporozhye region.
The general also noted that Air defense means have shot down 6 unmanned aerial vehicles near Izyum in Kharkov region, Staromlinovka, Kirillovka, Slavnoye and Makeyevka in Donetsk People’s Republic, as well as Sladkaya Balka in Zaporozhye region.
In total, 293 airplanes and 152 helicopters, 1,916 unmanned aerial vehicles, 374 air defense missile systems, 4,870 tanks and other armoured combat vehicles, 827 combat vehicles equipped with MRLS, 3,371 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 5,417 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation in Ukraine.