December 6, 2023

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Up to 950 Ukrainian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

▫️ In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces jointly with aircraft and artillery repelled five attacks of assault groups of the AFU 43rd, 60th mechanised, and 57th motorised infantry brigades near Sinkovka, Ivanovka (Kharkov region), and Lake Liman.  

The enemy losses were more tup to 140 troops, one tank, three armoured fighting vehicles, two motor vehicles, one U.S.-made M199 howitzer.

◽️ In Krasny Liman direction, the Tsentr Group of Forces’ units jointly with artillery repelled an attack launched by the 5th National Guard Brigade of the AFU close to Grigorovka (Donetsk People’s Republic). In addition, air strikes were delivered at enemy manpower and hardware close to Serebryansky forestry. The enemy has suffered losses of up to 290 Ukrainian troops, two armoured fighting vehicles, five motor vehicles, one U.S.-made M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery system, two Czech-made DANA self-propelled artillery systems in this direction.

▫️ In Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces in close cooperation with aviation and artillery repelled two attacks launched by the AFU 81st Airmobile and 24th Mechanised brigades near Belogorovka (Lugansk People’s Republic) and Kirovo (Donetsk People’s Republic). In addition, strikes were delivered at enemy manpower and hardware near Kleshcheyevka, Mayorsk, Andreyevka, and Maryinka (Donetsk People’s Republic). Up to 300 Ukrainian troopstwo armoured fighting vehicles, six motor vehicles, two Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery systems, two U.S.-made M777 artillery systems, and one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system were neutralised.

▫️ In South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok Group of Forces, helicopters, ground-attack aircraft, and artillery inflicted fire damage on manpower and hardware of the AFU 79th ad 72nd mechanised, and 128th Territorial Defence brigades near Novomikhailovka and Makarovka (Donetsk People’s Republic). Up to 165 Ukrainian troopsthree tanks, two armoured fighting vehicles, three motor vehicles, two UK-made FH-70 howitzers, one Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery system, one U.S.-made M777 artillery system, two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems, and one Grad MLRS launcher were neutralised.

▫️ In Zaporozhye direction, units of the Russian Group of Forces, aviation and artillery inflicted losses on manpower and hardware of 33th, 65th, and 118th mechanised brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine close to Rabotino and Lukyanovskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic). The AFU losses were up to 55 Ukrainian troops, two motor vehicles, and one D-30 howitzer.

◽️ In Kherson direction, Russian troops, aviation, and artillery inflicted fire damage on the enemy close to Kachkarovka, Veseloye, and Gavrilovka (Kherson region). The enemy lost up to 80 Ukrainian troops killed and wounded, three motor vehicles, one U.S.-made M109 Paladin self propelled and one M777 artillery systems, one D-20 gun, as well as one electronic warfare station.

◽️ Operational-tactical and Army Aviation, unmanned aerial vehicles, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Groups of Forces hit command posts of the AFU 31st mechanised and 12th special forces brigades, an UAV command post of the 109th Mechanised Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, ammunition and fuel depots, as well as manpower and military hardware in 113 areas.

◽️ Russian air defence units shot down two Su-25 and one MiG-29 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force near Dobropolye (Donetsk People’s Republic) and Kamyshevakha (Zaporozhye region).

In addition, 76 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down close to Ilchenkovo, Novoye, Mirnoye, Peremozhnoye (Zaporozhye region), Sagi, Radensk (Kherson region), Vladimirovka, Kirillovka (Donetsk People’s Republic), Belogorvka and Shipilovka (Lugansk People’s Republic), as well as eight HIMARS MLRS projectiles and one JDAM guided aerial bomb.

 In total, 549 airplanes and 257 helicopters, 9,541 unmanned aerial vehicles, 442 air defence missile systems, 13,840 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,188 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 7,253 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 15,986 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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