8/17, 12:15 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russia: Ukraine is suffering significant losses

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed on Wednesday in its update on Moscow's military operation in Ukraine that "the enemy suffers significant losses."

The ministry stated, among other things, that Russia's forces destroyed "a large number of servicemen [...], weapons and military equipment" in the Kherson region, intercepted one Tochka-U missile and seven Uragan multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) shells, and that more than a third of Ukrainian soldiers stationed in Soledar left their units and fled the scene.

"In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, 267 aircraft, 148 helicopters, 1,747 unmanned aerial vehicles, and 365 anti-aircraft missile systems have been destroyed," the ministry concluded.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JR