Ministry of Defense of the Russia on the progress of the special military operation on of Ukraine (06/20/2022) The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to strike at military facilities on the territory of Ukraine.
MOSCOW:⚡ Report of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the progress of the special military operation on the territory of Ukraine (20.06.2022)
◽ The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to strike at military facilities on the territory of Ukraine.
💥 A high-precision Onyx missile from the Bastion coastal missile system hit the Artsyz airfield in the Odessa region. As a result of the strike, the Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle control station and two unmanned aerial vehicles of this complex on the ground were destroyed.
💥 As part of the counter-battery fight in the Donetsk direction, 11 platoons of Grad multiple launch rocket systems were hit in the areas of Kurtimovka, Ochertino, Tonenkoye, Sukha Balka, Novgorodskoye, Mayorovka, Otradovka and Zaitsevo per day. Also, 12 artillery platoons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were hit at firing positions in the areas of Dzerzhinsk, Novgorodskoye, Nikolaevka, Leninskoye, Zaitsevo. In the area of the settlement of Podgornoye, two 155-mm M777 howitzers were destroyed along with artillery crews.
💥 Operational-tactical and army aviation hit 47 areas of concentration of manpower and equipment per day. Among other things, the following were destroyed: manpower and military equipment in the areas of Veseleye, Privolye and Bogorodichne of the Donetsk People's Republic, a launcher of the Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile system in the Seversk area of the Donetsk People's Republic, as well as an illumination and surveillance locator of the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system in the Novodruzhesk region of the Luhansk People's Republic.
💥 Missile troops and artillery hit 148 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 25 command posts, as well as 59 artillery units in firing positions per day. As a result of air strikes, rocket troops and artillery, 450 nationalists, 13 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, as well as 16 special vehicles were destroyed.
💥 Russian air defense systems of Russia shot down a MiG-29 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force near the village of Apostolovo, Dnepropetrovsk region. Also, nine Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down in the air in the areas of the settlements of Alisovka in the Kharkiv region, Verkhnetoretskoye in the Donetsk People's Republic, Grechishkino in the Lugansk People's Republic, the Tomb of Kulich, Tomina Balka and Chernobaevka in the Kherson region.
▫In addition, nine shells of the Uragan multiple launch rocket system were intercepted in the areas of the settlements of Malaya Kamyshevakha and Dolgenkoye of the Kharkov region, Makeevka and Avdeevka of the Donetsk People's Republic.
📊 In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, 208 aircraft, 132 helicopters, 1,260 unmanned aerial vehicles, 345 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,696 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 576 multiple rocket launcher combat vehicles, 2,055 field artillery pieces and mortars, and also 3731 units of special military vehicles.
◽ During a special military operation, the enemy suffers significant losses. So, since May 19, during the month of fighting, the 14th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine alone has lost more than 2,100 people killed and wounded. Due to the low moral and psychological state of 800 people intended to make up for the losses of this formation, they refused to go to the combat area, accusing the officers of incompetence, bribery and nepotism in the payment of monetary allowances.
◽ In the 10th mountain assault brigade, about 100 military personnel of the reconnaissance unit were removed from combat missions due to mass disobedience to command and taken to Kremenchug for investigation.
◽ A significant part of the commanders of the 30th Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have withdrawn from the management of their units and evade combat missions. Any pretexts for simulating diseases are used. In most units of the brigade, not a single officer was left.