On Tuesday, an attack by the Russian Aerospace Forces eliminated 500 Ukrainian military personnel, as well as their weapons and military equipment deployed in the workshops of the Okean shipyard located in Nikolayev.
A Russian Defense report indicates that on June 21, an attack launched by high-precision weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces resulted in the elimination of up to 500 servicemen of the 59th Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ( AFU), as well as its weapons and military equipment deployed in the workshops of the Okean shipyard located in Nikolayev.
The Russian report indicates that soldiers from a battalion of the 57th Mechanized Infantry Brigade that had been defending near Gorskoye, Podlesnoye, Vrubovka (Lugansk People's Republic) refused to obey the order of their command and abandoned all their positions after lose more than 60% of the staff.
Ukrainian commander avoids being captured
The information refers that at night, the Ukrainian command evacuated up to 30 wounded and 8 dead American and British mercenaries to avoid their capture by units of the Russian Armed Forces, due to the possible defeat of the units of the 14th and 24th mechanized brigades near Nikolayevka (Donetsk People's Republic).
Army and operational-tactical aviation has eliminated: 5 AFU ammunition depots near Sidorovo, Verkhnyaya Kamenka (Donetsk People's Republic) and Miropolye (Sumy region), 1 Buk-M1 air defense missile system near Kurakhovo (Donetsk People's Republic), also as labor and military equipment in 151 areas.
Missile troops and artillery have neutralized 253 concentration areas of AFU military manpower and equipment, as well as 6 ammunition depots near Lisichansk, Verkhnekamenka, Mirnaya Dolina, Loskutovka and Podlesnoye (Luhansk People's Republic).
A fuel terminal providing fuel for AFU military equipment has been destroyed in Nikolayev.
Within the counter-battery war, 13 Ukrainian multiple rocket launcher platoons have been neutralized near Ostroye, Gornyak, Kodema, Dzerzhinsk, Kalinovo, Zoryanoye, Dmitrov, Novolugansk, Novgorodskoye, Leninskoye, as well as 10 cannon artillery platoons in their shot near Stepnaya. Dolina (Nikolayev region), Spartak, Podgornoye, Nikolayevka, Leninskoye, Zaytsevo, Semigorye and Dzerzhinsk.
A US-made AN-TPQ artillery reconnaissance station has been destroyed near Nikolskoye, Donetsk People's Republic.
Balance of the Russian operation
The attacks launched by aviation, missile troops and artillery have resulted in the elimination of more than 620 nationals, 24 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, as well as 27 special vehicles.
Russian air defense assets have shot down 1 Ukrainian Air Force Su-25 near Barmashevo (Nikolayev region) and 1 MiG-29 near Apostolovo (Dnepropetrovsk region).
In addition, 16 Ukrainian UAVs have been displayed near Bolshiye Prokhody, Malaya Kamyshevakha, Novodmitrovskoye, Vesyoloye, Belyayevkam Brazhkovka, Chervonoye, Dolgenkoye, Suligovka, Yasinovatoye, and Snake Island.
3 Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missiles have been intercepted near Pashkovo (Kharkov region) and Novaya Kakhovka (Kherson region), as well as 14 shells from a multiple rocket launcher near Snake Island, Yasinovataya (Donetsk People's Republic), Novosyolovka ( Lugansk People's Republic) and Suligovka (Kharkov region).
In all, 211 aircraft and 132 helicopters, 1.308 unmanned aerial vehicles, 349 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3.733 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 594 combat vehicles equipped with multiple rocket launch systems, 2.081 artillery guns and mortars campaign, as well as 3.801 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.