Multiple Russian artillery systems destroyed by Ukraine latest combat losses reveal

Multiple Russian artillery systems destroyed by Ukraine latest combat losses reveal. Image: Verushka/

ON Wednesday, December 21, 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 artillery systems.

Another 12 Russian artillery systems were destroyed by Ukrainian forces on Thursday, December 20, according to Ukraine’s military update on Russia’s combat losses since February 24.

Around 510 more soldiers from Russia were killed by Ukrainian forces, which saw the number of Russian soldiers that have lost their lives fighting in the conflict rise to around 99,740, according to Ukraine’s MoD.

Five Russian Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) were destroyed as well as another seven Russian tanks.

The other significant increase in figures is the loss of eight Russian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which takes the number destroyed by the Ukrainian army to 1688.

A detailed breakdown of the war shows that the loss of the 12 Russian forces’ artillery systems now means Ukraine has destroyed 1972, while the destruction of five more Russian APCs now means that Putin’s army has now lost 5979 in total.

The loss of seven more Russian tanks means that Russia’s troops have had 3002 destroyed in total by Ukrainian troops.

Russian forces’ also lost one piece of special equipment, which means a loss of 178 in total.

While the loss of another two MLRS means that Russia has now lost 412 in Ukraine.

One aircraft and one helicopter were also shot down in Ukraine.

Russia has lost 282 aircraft in Ukraine and seen 267 helicopters destroyed in total.

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