"Air defense systems of the Russian Federation hit two Ukrainian Su-25s in the Mykolaiv region and in the area of Velika Kamyshevakhi," said official of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation major general Igor Konashenkov, APA reports.
“Operational-tactical and army aviation hit three command posts, 104 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, as well as two fuel depots,” he said.
“Missile troops and artillery hit 325 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, 14 command posts, and 24 artillery batteries in firing positions,” he added.
Russian air defense shot down a Ukrainian Su-24 aircraft in the Zmeinoye area.
Russian air defense systems destroyed ten Ukrainian drones, including two jet Tu-143 Reis.
Rocket troops and artillery of the Russian Ground Forces hit more than 350 targets of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day, Konashenkov said.
“In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 168 aircraft, 125 helicopters, 889 unmanned aerial vehicles, 307 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,108 tanks, and other armored combat vehicles, 381 multiple rocket launchers, 1,529 field artillery pieces, and mortars, as well as 2,949 units of special military vehicles,” Konashenkov said.