MOSCOW, October 3 – Novosti. In three days, Ukrainian troops lost over 900 people in the Krasnolimansky direction, the Defense Ministry told reporters.
“The total losses of units of the 66th and 93rd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in this direction for three days of hostilities amounted to more than 900 Ukrainian servicemen,” the report says.
In particular, in the area of Slavyansk , Russian servicemen inflicted massive fire damage on units of the 66th mechanized brigade and Ukrainian reserves. As a result, up to 100 servicemen, six armored vehicles and two Grad MLRS were destroyed per day.
In addition, the Russian army launched missile strikes on the areas of concentration of the 14th mechanized brigade in the Kupyansk direction. There, the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for three days exceeded 500 people.
In the Artyomovsk direction, a strike on the 10th mountain assault brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed over 260 militants and 14 pieces of military equipment. And in the Donetsk direction, the allied forces repelled an attempted enemy offensive, which lost over 100 people from the 21st battalion of the 56th motorized infantry brigade.
Since February 24, Russia has been conducting a military special operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine . Vladimir Putin called its task “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kiev regime for eight years.” According to the president, the ultimate goal of the operation is the liberation of Donbass and the creation of conditions that guarantee the security of Russia itself.