Russia claims modest advances on the ground, destruction of 1,528 Ukraine tanks and armored vehicles

March 22, 2022      

Briefing of the Ministry of Defense of Russia (22.03.2022 )

Units of the Russian armed forces, developing the aggression, advanced another 6 kilometers and mastered the settlement UROZHAJNOE. Now they are fighting with the units of the 128th separate mining and storm brigade of the armed forces of Ukraine.

The grouping of troops of the Donetsk People's Republic bent 4 kilometers deep in the defense of the 25th Air Force Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and is fighting for the possession of the population of KAMENKA, NOVOSELOVKA SECOND, VERKHNETORETSKOE.

In the direction of KURAKHOVO, the overnight traffic was up to five kilometers. Units of the Donetsk Republic destroyed the mouth of the 53rd separate mechanized brigade and the units of the assault battalion of the 54th separate mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian troops, taking over the settlements of SLAVNOE, TRUDOVSKOY, SHAKHTA CHELUSKINTS EV and MARINKA.

Three tanks, four BMPs, four field artillery weapons and 6 high-speed vehicles were destroyed in this area in a day.

Units of the People's Police of the Lugansk Republic have control over the settlements of KALINOVO POPASNOE, NOVOALEKSANDROVKA, STEPNOE, BOGUSLAVSKOE and continue to destroy the units of the 30th separate mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian army the armed forces. More than 40 personal people and 5 cars of the opponent's increased passage were destroyed.

During the day, 137 military units of Ukraine were affected by operational and tactical aviation. Among them: six control points and connection knots, two fire jet systems installations, one sanitary missile complex, eight missile and ammunition warehouses, and 101 combat equipment assemblies.

14 Ukrainian drone aircraft were shot down in the air by Russian means, including one "Bairactar TB-2". A group of "night hunters", consisting of Ka-52 and Mi-28n helicopters, 9 Ukrainian tanks, 7 BMP and BTR were destroyed during night strikes.

In total, since the beginning of a special military operation, 230 unmanned aircraft, 181 zenite missile complex, 1528 tanks and other armored vehicles have been destroyed, 154 fire jet systems installations, 602 weapons field artillery and mortuary, as well as 1312 units of special military automobile equipment.