Ukraine suffers heavy military losses: Russia's MOD

Russian tanks in Ukraine

Russian tanks in Ukraine

The Russian army has destroyed 821 objects of the military infrastructure of Ukraine, the spokesman for the Russian Defence Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov, said.

“Among them are 14 military airfields, 19 command posts and communication centres, 24 S-300 and Osa anti-aircraft missile systems, 48 radar stations. 7 combat aircraft, 7 helicopters, and 9 unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down.

“87 tanks and other combat aircraft were destroyed, as well as armoured vehicles, 28 multiple launch rocket systems, and 118 units of special military vehicles,” Konashenkov said.

“The forces of the Russian Navy destroyed 8 military boats of the Ukrainian Navy,” he added.

Konashenkov said that the Russian Armed Forces had launched a strike at night with sea- and land-based cruise missiles at military facilities in Ukraine.

“During the night, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched a strike with long-range precision weapons, using air- and sea-based cruise missiles against Ukraine’s military infrastructure,” the general said.

Konashenkov said that the Russian armed forces have established full control over the Ukrainian city of Melitopol in the south of the country.

Source: Sputnik

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