Between September 9 and September 16, Russian troops carried out 11 group strikes with precision weapons on targets of Ukrainian troops. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, as a result of the strikes, the logistics of Ukrainian military groups, the supply of Western-made weapons were disrupted, and a large arsenal of engineering ammunition of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed.
In the period from September 9 to 16, the Russian Armed Forces carried out 11 group strikes with long-range precision weapons, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles, on a number of Ukrainian Armed Forces targets. This was stated by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
In particular, port infrastructure facilities, places of production and storage of unmanned boats, fuels and lubricants, ammunition, Western weapons, as well as points of deployment of Ukrainian Armed Forces personnel were hit.
“As a result of the strikes, the following were disrupted: the logistics of Ukrainian military groups operating in the Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions; supplies of Western-made weapons, and a large arsenal of engineering ammunition of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed,” the department said.
In addition, on September 11, the Russian Aerospace Forces attacked the Dolgintsevo airfield near the city of Krivoy Rog (Dnepropetrovsk region). The Russian Ministry of Defense clarified that as a result of this strike, two MiG-29 fighters and three Su-25 attack aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force were destroyed.
The situation in the North-East Military District directions
As the Ministry of Defense said, in the Donetsk direction the enemy did not abandon plans to cover Artyomovsk (DPR) and continued assault operations by groups of the 28th, 93rd mechanized, 80th air assault and 3rd assault brigades. The Ukrainian Armed Forces unsuccessfully tried to oust Russian troops from the settlements of Kleshcheevka and Andreevka (DPR).
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Over the course of a week, in this direction, units of the “South” group repelled 34 attacks by units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as a result of which the enemy lost more than 1,700 military personnel killed and wounded, 16 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 34 vehicles, as well as 12 field artillery guns.
In the Zaporozhye direction, the Russian Armed Forces repelled 18 attacks by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the areas of the village. Rabotino and Verbovoe villages (Zaporozhye region). As a result of significant losses of personnel, the Ukrainian command was forced to begin the withdrawal of the 82nd Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to the rear area to restore combat capability, the department noted.
According to the Russian military, the 71st Jaeger Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces from the strategic reserve, as well as combined assault groups of the 47th, 65th mechanized and 46th airmobile brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, are involved in holding positions in this area. The enemy lost more than 740 military personnel, 20 tanks and armored fighting vehicles, and 20 vehicles here. In addition, as part of the counter-battery fight, 38 enemy field artillery guns were hit.
In the South Donetsk direction, Russian units repelled eight enemy attacks in a week, continuing to defeat concentrations of manpower and equipment of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
“Ukrainian military personnel who voluntarily surrender during interrogations complain about the extremely low level of moral and psychological state of the personnel of the 36th and 38th Marine Brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces due to significant losses of personnel,” the Ministry of Defense noted.
Over the course of a week, the Ukrainian Armed Forces in this direction lost over 1,100 military personnel killed and wounded, 15 armored combat vehicles, 22 vehicles, as well as seven field artillery guns.
In the Kupyansk direction, the Russian Armed Forces, thanks to the work of the West group, improved their tactical position in their areas of responsibility. Five counterattacks by units of the enemy’s 30th mechanized and 25th airborne brigades were repelled.
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Military chronicles reported a powerful airstrike on the Ukrainian military near Kupyansk.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces lost up to 400 military personnel, five armored combat vehicles, 17 vehicles, 17 field artillery pieces, as well as a multiple launch rocket system. Along with this, seven field ammunition depots of Ukrainian Armed Forces units were destroyed.
In the Krasnolimansky direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine made unsuccessful attempts to restore lost positions in the areas of the village. village of Torskoye (DPR) and Serebryansky forestry. As a result of the actions of units of the Center group of troops, air strikes, artillery and heavy flamethrower systems, 13 enemy attacks were successfully repelled. The Ukrainian Armed Forces lost more than 400 military personnel, 18 armored combat vehicles, 12 vehicles and 10 guns.
In the Kherson direction, the main efforts of Russian troops were focused on preventing the landing of enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups on the islands and the left bank of the Dnieper, as well as conducting counter-battery warfare.
In this direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost up to 360 military personnel, a tank, two armored combat vehicles, 26 vehicles, as well as 12 field artillery guns.
On September 13, fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter in the Krasny Liman region (DPR).
In addition, in the Black Sea, naval aviation and ships of the Black Sea Fleet over the past week discovered and destroyed 12 unmanned semi-submersible boats, as well as three high-speed boats with landing groups of special operations forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Air defense systems intercepted 19 rockets from the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system and also destroyed 270 Ukrainian drones.