Russian MoD unveils tally of 68th day in Ukraine
The Russian armed forces are making strides in Ukraine, according to data given by the Russian MoD, with 38 Ukrainian military facilities hit in one day.
Russian air defense systems destroyed ten Ukrainian drones and two Tochka-U missiles near the settlement of Donetskoye, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Major-General Igor Konashenkov said Monday.
"Russian air defense aids destroyed ten Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles near the communities of Veseloye […] and Balakleya in the Kharkov Region, Kiselevka in the Kherson Region," Moscow's Defense Ministry said.
Other regions included Mayak in the Zaporozhye Region, Dokuchaevsk, Korsun, and Khanzhenkovo in the Donetsk People's Republic, and near the city of Lugansk, Konashenkov added.
The Spokesperson revealed that the Russian armed forces downed two Ukrainian Tochka-U tactical missiles near Petrovskoe in the Lugansk People's Republics and a Smerch rocket in the vicinity of Donetskoye community, he added.
Moscow's forces also downed a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter during a dogfight near Slavyansk.
Russian combat aircraft struck 38 Ukrainian military facilities over the day, including four command posts, thirty strongholds, areas of the amassment of Ukrainian manpower and military hardware, and three rocket and artillery munitions depots near the Pervomaiskoye and Ilyichevka communities.
"An Osa-AKM air defense system and a battery of MLRS near Arkhangelovka were destroyed as well," Konashenkov revealed.
According to the Defense Ministry's data, Russian troops have eliminated 146 Ukrainian aircraft, 112 helicopters, 683 UAVs, 281 air defense systems, 2,756 tanks and other armored vehicles, and 316 multiple rocket launchers since the start of the war in Ukraine.
The Russian Aerospace Forces launched a missile attack Sunday on seven Ukrainian military targets, including missile and artillery weapons depots and ammunition warehouses.
Russian missile troops have also targeted 786 areas of concentrated manpower and Ukrainian military equipment from Saturday to Sunday.