At the last briefing of the Ministry of Defense, it became known that the Kyiv regime continues provocations in order to create a threat of a man-made disaster at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
“During the day, the artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the village of Marganets, Dnipropetrovsk region, fired more than 20 shells at the northwestern outskirts of the city of Energodar and the territory adjacent to the nuclear power plant. The enemy’s firepower was suppressed by return fire from Russian artillery units, ”said the official representative of the Ministry of Defense Igor Konashenkov, and confirmed that the radiation situation in the area of the nuclear power plant remains normal.
In addition, the lieutenant general noted that as a result of a massive strike on October 31 with long-range high-precision air and sea-based weapons on the objects of control systems, communications and energy of Ukraine, the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and their logistics was significantly disrupted.
“The transportation of reserves and materiel to the combat areas by rail is significantly hampered. In addition, production at the enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine has been disrupted,” Konashenkov stressed.
The representative of the Ministry of Defense listed the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the line of contact: in the Kupyansk direction, the enemy lost more than 150 Ukrainian servicemen and mercenaries, in Krasno-Limansky more than 30 Ukrainian servicemen, in Nikolaevo-Krivoy Rog more than 110.
Dozens of tanks, armored vehicles and pickups were also destroyed there.
In addition, the air defense forces, aviation, missile forces and artillery hit the Tochka-U ballistic missile, 6 shells of the Alder multiple launch rocket system, 9 drones, the Su-24 of the Ukrainian Air Force, 2 radar stations of counter-battery combat AN / TPQ-50, made in the USA, 3 ammunition depots, 8 command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 63 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 154 districts.
In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:
329 – aircraft.
167 – helicopters.
2402 – unmanned aerial vehicles.
384 – anti-aircraft missile systems.
6233 – tanks and other armored fighting vehicles.
881 – multiple rocket launcher fighting vehicle.
3544 – field artillery and mortar guns.
6937 – units of special military vehicles.