Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says almost 12,000 Russian soldiers killed since start of Russian invasion of Ukraine

8 March 2022, 12:40 PM

Almost 12,000 Russian invaders have been killed since the beginning of the Russian full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook on March 8.

The total combat losses of the enemy from Feb. 24 to March 7 are the following:

- soldiers – almost 12,000;

- tanks – 303;

- APV (Armoured Patrol Vehicle) – 1,036;

- artillery systems – 120;

- MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) – 56;

- anti-aircraft warfare systems – 27;

- aircraft – 48;

- helicopters – 80;

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- vehicles – 474;

- light speed boats – 3;

- fuel tanks – 60;

- UAV operational-tactical level – 7.

“Data are being updated. The calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities,” reads the report.

March 8 marks the 13th day of a full-scale war with Russia.

Ordinary Ukrainians and the Ukrainian military continue to defend themselves, the shelling of Ukrainian cities does not stop.

At the same time, international support is growing – Western countries are increasingly strengthening sanctions against Russia.

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