NewsUkraine reports massive Russian losses: Over 1,000 soldiers in a day

Ukraine reports massive Russian losses: Over 1,000 soldiers in a day

Over 1,000 soldiers, an aircraft, and tanks. The Russians are losing more and more.
Over 1,000 soldiers, an aircraft, and tanks. The Russians are losing more and more.
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6:19 AM EDT, May 26, 2024

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports that in the past 24 hours, the Russians have lost over 1,000 soldiers. In addition, they lost an aircraft and 12 tanks.

Every day, the General Staff of Ukraine reports on Russian combat losses. The latest report indicates that the Russians lost 1,110 soldiers in the past day. Since the beginning of the war, the total losses have exceeded 501,000 personnel.

In the past 24 hours, Russian losses have also included 12 tanks, 17 armored vehicles, 24 artillery systems, and one aircraft.

Approximate Russian losses since the beginning of the war, according to the calculations of the Ukrainian army, are as follows:

                              
  • Personnel - approximately 501,190 people
  • Tanks - 7,662
  • Combat units and armored vehicles - 14,803
  • Artillery systems - 12,953
  • MLRS - 1,083
  • Anti-aircraft equipment - 814
  • Aircraft - 357
  • Helicopters - 326
  • Operational-tactical level UAVs - 10,425
  • Cruise missiles - 2,209
  • Ships/boats - 27
  • Submarines - 1
  • Automotive equipment and tank trucks - 17,639
  • Special equipment - 2,111

Missile attack

"During the night of May 25th to 26th, Russian occupiers conducted a missile and air strike on Ukraine using 14 missile rockets launched from the air and nearly three dozen unmanned aerial vehicles," reported the Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Mykola Oleschuk.

Among the missiles were two Kh-47M2 "Kinzhal" aeroballistic missiles launched from a MiG-31K aircraft and 12 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles launched from strategic Tu-95 MS aircraft. Additionally, 31 "Shahed-131/136" drones struck Ukraine.

The Ukrainians managed to shoot down all the drones, as well as all the Kh-101/Kh-555 missiles.

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