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The Ukrainian Armed Forces on Friday put the number of Russian servicemen killed since the start of the war at nearly 39,000, including 150 during the last day of hostilities, without Moscow providing a casualty toll.
The Ukrainian Army General Staff said in a message on its Facebook account that 1,704 battle tanks, 863 artillery systems and 251 self-propelled and armored multiple rocket launchers have been destroyed since the start of the invasion.
Thus, he has pointed out that 221 aircraft, 188 helicopters, 113 anti-aircraft defense systems, 2,803 vehicles and fuel tanks, 15 ships and 713 drones have also been destroyed, while 167 cruise missiles have been shot down.
“The Russian enemy suffered the heaviest losses over the past day in the direction of Krivi Rih and Bajmut,” he stressed, while adding that “the data is being updated.” “Hit the occupier. Let’s win together. Our strength is in the truth,” he stressed.
On the other hand, Ukrainian Army General Staff spokesman Oleksander Shtupun has detailed that Russian forces are carrying out artillery strikes in the vicinity of Siverski “to demonstrate their presence,” hitting military positions and civilian infrastructure in Kamianska Sloboda and Mikolaivka.
Along these lines, he has denounced attacks on several localities in the Kharkov region and in Sloviansk, while in the Donetsk area “the main efforts of the enemy are concentrated in the directions to Kramatorsk and Bakhmut”, where it carries out “systematic” artillery attacks.
“All attempts of assault by the enemy in the direction of Mala Semeidinuja-Andriivka and Davidiv Brid-Bilohirka were “immediately suppressed.” “The occupants left,” he has emphasized.
“The Ukrainian aviation, missile and artillery units continue to successfully fire on areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the Russian occupants, as well as on warehouses with ammunition,” Shtupun concluded.