Russia pays a heavy price: Ukraine takes out hundreds of enemy soldiers

Russia has lost hundreds of soldiers within a few hours. This reports The Kyiv Independent with reference to data from the morning update of the General Staff of Ukraine.

Specifically, according to Ukrainian accounts, Russia has taken out over 460 soldiers within the last 24 hours. This brings Russia’s total losses since its escalation of the war of aggression in violation of international law at the end of February 2022 to 257,930 soldiers. In addition, there is further military equipment. Ukraine says it has destroyed 4,358 Russian tanks, 8,449 armed/armored vehicles, 7,692 vehicles and tankers, 5,264 artillery systems, 719 multiple rocket launchers, 489 air defense systems, 315 aircraft, 316 helicopters, 4,309 drones, and 18 boats.

This information comes from a party to the conflict and has not yet been independently verified and/or confirmed. For this reason, this report is e to be evaluated with reservations. In war, it can be advantageous for parties to make false statements about the course of the conflict in order to strengthen their own position or weaken the position of the opponent.

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