Losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donetsk direction amounted to 135 people per day
The Armed Forces of Ukraine lost up to 135 military personnel in the areas of the settlements of Semyonovka, Petrivske and Tonenkoe in the Donetsk People’s Republic per day. In the Krasnolimansky direction, the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine amounted to more than 70 people, an infantry fighting vehicle and a howitzer were put out of action.
In the Yuzhnodonetsk and Zaporozhye directions, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost up to 65 military personnel and two D-20 howitzers, in the Kherson direction – up to 25 military personnel and the Akatsia self-propelled guns, in the Kupyansk direction – more than 40 people, an armored combat vehicle, two vehicles and an ammunition depot. About it informed the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense in his Telegram channel on Friday, March 17.
Russian air defense systems shot down 5 HIMARS MLRS shells and a Tochka-U missile in a day. 14 Ukrainian drones were disabled.
A day earlier in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reportedthat in the Donetsk direction, the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day amounted to up to 275 people, in Krasnolimansky – more than 100 people, in Kupyansky – up to 50 people, in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions – up to 60 people, in Kherson – more than 35 people.