December 7, 2023

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Up to 750 Ukrainian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

▫️ The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation.

▫️ In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces jointly with helicopters and artillery repelled five attacks of assault groups of the AFU 41st mechanised and 57th motorised infantry brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Sinkovka (Kharkov region) and Lake Liman.  

The enemy’s losses amounted to up to 75 Ukrainian troops, two tanks, four armoured personnel carriers, two pickup trucks, one German-made Panzerhaubitze self-propelled artillery system, one U.S.-made M198 howitzer, and one D-30 gun.

▫️ In Krasny Liman direction, the Tsentr Group of Forces’ units jointly with artillery repelled two attacks launched by the 24th Mechanised Brigade and 44th Separate Rifle Battalion of the AFU close to Dzerzhinsk and Yampolovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Up to 280 Ukrainian troops, two infantry fighting vehicles, and two motor vehicles were neutralised. Two U.S.-made M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery systems were hit during counter-battery warfare.

▫️ In Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces supported by aviation and artillery repelled two attacks launched by assault groups of the 67th Mechanised Brigade (AFU) near Kleshcheyevka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The enemy has lost up to 175 Ukrainian personnel, as well as three armoured fighting vehicles, and two motor vehicles during the day. In the course of counter-battery warfare, one U.S.-made M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery system, two Akatsiya self-propelled artillery systems, one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system, one D-30 howitzer, and one U.S-made M119 gun were hit.

▫️ In South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok Group of Forces supported by ground-attack aircraft, helicopters, and artillery inflicted losses on manpower and hardware of the AFU 23rd mechanised, 58th motorised infantry, and 128th territorial defence brigades near Sladkoye, Nikolskoye, and Urozhaynoye (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The enemy losses were up to 160 Ukrainian servicemen, two armoured fighting vehicles, three motor vehicles, and one U.S.-made M777 artillery system.

▫️ In Zaporozhye direction, units of the Russian Group of Forces supported by aviation and artillery struck clusters of manpower of the AFU 33th Mechanised Brigade near Rabotino (Zaporozhye region).

The enemy’s losses amounted to 60 troopstwo motor vehicles, as well as two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems.

▫️ In Kherson direction, Russian troops, artillery fire, and air strikes defeated the enemy near Chervony Mayak (Kherson region). The enemy’s losses in manpower amounted to up to 65 troops killed and wounded. In addition, two motor vehicles and one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system were hit.

▫️ Operational-Tactical and Army Aviation, unmanned aerial vehicles, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Groups of Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit command and observation posts of the AFU 67th mechanised, 100th territorial defence, and 12th special forces brigades near Serebryanka (Donetsk People’s Republic), as well as ammunition and armament depots, manpower, and military hardware in 121 areas.

▫️ Air defence units shot down one Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft near Vesyolaya Gora (Donetsk People’s Republic).  Moreover, one HIMARS MLRS projectile and one HARM anti-radiation missile manufactured in the USA were intercepted.

◽️ In addition, 27 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down close to Verkhnekamenka, Mankovka (Lugansk People’s Republic), Gorlovka and Soledar (Donetsk People’s Republic).

📊 In total, 550 airplanes and 257 helicopters, 9,568 unmanned aerial vehicles, 442 air defence missile systems, 13,870 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,188 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 7,268 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 16,011 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

Share the Post: