The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has provided a field report on the losess incured by the Ukraine in the onging special military operation by the Russian Troops.
According to Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Ukraine has suffered heavy losses despite the western media reports.
He said that since the beginning of the special military operation, Russian troops have destroyed Ukraine’s; 333 aircraft, 177 helicopters, 2,522 unmanned aerial vehicles, 388 anti-aircraft missile systems, 6,689 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 895 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3,595 field artillery pieces and mortars, as well as 7266 units of special military vehicles.
Lt.Gen.Igor Konashenkov said that the goals of the attack have been achieved.
“On November 17, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation delivered a concentrated strike with long-range, air, sea and land-based high-precision weapons against military command and control facilities, the military-industrial complex of Ukraine and the associated fuel and energy infrastructure,” Lt.Gen.Igor said.
The production capacities for the manufacture of missile weapons, the arsenal with artillery weapons supplied by Western countries were hit, the transfer of reserves of the VFU and the delivery of foreign weapons to the areas of hostilities were disrupted, the Ministry of Defense said.
Operational-tactical, army aviation, missile troops and artillery hit VFU command posts, 83 artillery units in firing positions and 172 troop concentration areas in a day.
Russia has also slammed Ukraine of carrying out barbaric torture and murder of prisoners of war and circulating a video footage on social media.
“The intentional and methodical murder of more than ten immobilized Russian servicemen by the UAF degenerates with direct shots in the head cannot be presented as a “tragic exception” against the background of the alleged general observance of the rights of prisoners of war by the Kyiv regime,” Moscow said.
Sergey Ordzhonikidze, the former deputy foreign minister of the Russian Federation said, “ This shows the very essence of the regime and those who serve it – the Nazis, who do not stop at any atrocities and even show them on camera, not at all embarrassed,” the diplomat noted. — I would say they are not human. Well, this is a characteristic of the regime itself.”
Military investigators of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation are taking measures to identify the persons who filmed the brutal video. Other investigative and operational measures are being carried out in full to establish all the circumstances of the incident, the department said.