Briefing of the Ministry of Defense of Russia

March 13, 2022  17:00

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, continuing the attack on the wide front, established control over the settlements NOVOANDREEVKA, KIRILOVKA and went to the border of NOVOMAYORSKOE - PAVLOVKA - NIKOLSKOE - VLADIMIROVKA - CHARITY.

The progress per day was 12 kilometers.

A group of troops of the People's Republic of Luhansk took control of the settlements of YOUTH, UPGURYE and conquered the southern and central part of the POPASNA settlement.

Advanced troops of the Lugansk People's Militia came to the outskirts of the city of SEVERODONETSK.

During the Day of Aviation and Air Force of Russia, the Russian Air Force were shot down in the air: one Mi-24 helicopter of the Ukrainian Air Force and three drone aircraft, including one - "Bairactar TB-2".

79 Ukrainian military infrastructure facilities have been affected by operative-tactical, military and drone aviation, including four control points and connection knots, two zenit missile complexes, three RSZO installations, one REB station, six warehouses ammunition and GSM and 54 units of combat equipment.

During the operation, 3593 objects of military infrastructure of Ukraine were removed from construction.

Destroyed: 61 helicopters, 126 unmanned aircraft, 1159 tanks and other armored vehicles, 118 jet fire systems, 436 field artillery and mortem weapons and 973 units of special military vehicle equipment and…(posting ends).