The Russian MoD said (in English): “The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine.
“During the day, high-precision air-based missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed 3 Ukrainian S-300 anti-aircraft missile radars, 1 Tochka-U tactical missile system, 1 OSA-AKM missile system and 3 BM-21 Grad multiple-launch rocket systems near Nikolaevka, Volcheyarovka and Lisichansk.
“In addition, four air target detection radar stations, six ammunition, and missile-artillery weapon depots, as well as 1 US-made counter-battery radar station were destroyed near Krasniy Liman, Kramatorsk, and Kamyshevakha.
“Operational-tactical and army aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces have hit 39 military assets of Ukraine.
“In addition, 1 Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile have been shot down in the air near Novaya Dmitrovka and 9 Smerch multiple-launch rocket systems have been intercepted near Aleksandrovskoe, Kamenka of the Donetsk People’s Republic and Semenovskoe, Donetskoe, Malaya Kamyshevakha, Chervonyi Shakhtyor of the Kharkov Region.
“In total, 146 aircraft and 112 helicopters, 697 unmanned aerial vehicles, 287 anti-aircraft missile systems, 2,793 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 319 multiple launch rocket systems, 1,267 field artillery and mortars, as well as 2,598 units of special military vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed during the operation.”
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) released its corresponding figures for the other side earlier today, claiming Russia had lost 1,077 tanks, 2,610 armored fighting vehicles, 491 artillery systems, 163 multiple launch rocket systems, 81 anti-aircraft systems, 194 warplanes, 155 helicopters, 1,867 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, 10 vessels, 303 unmanned aerial vehicles, 38 units of special equipment and 87 cruise missiles thus far.
The AFU General Staff also said Russia had lost about 24,500 troops over the same period.
Russian troops invaded Ukraine on February 24th in what the Kremlin is now calling a “special military operation” to “protect Donbass”. The invasion is now in its 70th day.