Ukraine crisis

24 APCs destroyed and more than 500 Russian soldiers killed in latest combat losses


ON Tuesday, September 27, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence published updated figures of combat losses inflicted on Russian forces since the beginning of the war, including the destruction of more Russian Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs).

In the updated Russian combat losses, Ukraine’s MoD announced that a further 24 Russian Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) had been destroyed by Ukrainian forces on Monday, September 26. This takes the number of Russian APCs lost in Ukraine to 4881.

According to the latest data, another 550 Russian soldiers died in battle, which has brought the total to around 57,750.

Sixteen more Russian tanks were also destroyed as well as seven more Russian drones.

The other significant increase in figures is the loss of one Russian plane which takes the number destroyed by the Ukrainian army to 261. Ukraine also confirmed the destruction of three Russian air defence systems, taking the total destroyed to 175.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine revealed that Putin’s army had suffered the greatest losses on Thursday, September 22 in the Kramatorsk and Donetsk directions.

A detailed breakdown of the 216th day of the war shows that the loss of the 16 more Russian forces’ tanks now means Ukraine has destroyed 2306, while the destruction of seven more Russian drones now means that Putin’s army has now lost 977 in total.

One Russian MLRS were also destroyed, taking the total lost by Putin’s army to 331, while 19 Russian vehicles and fuel tanks were also blown up by Ukraine, which means that Russia has now lost 3730 to Ukrainian forces.

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Matthew Roscoe

Originally from the UK, Matthew is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at

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