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Special military operation: December 14 events

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to conduct a special military operation. Missile forces and artillery hit 93 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, as well as enemy manpower and military equipment in 186 districts, the Russian Defense Ministry reports.

In the Kupyansk direction, as a result of artillery fire on accumulations of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Sinkovka, Kotlyarovka, Tabaevka, Berestovoe in the Kharkiv region and Novoselovskoe in the Luhansk People’s Republic, up to 100 Ukrainian servicemen, an armored personnel carrier, an armored combat vehicle and six pickup trucks were destroyed.

In the Krasno-Limansky direction, artillery fire and active actions of Russian troops thwarted the counterattacks of three assault groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, advancing in the direction of the settlements of Ploshchanka and Kremennaya of the Luhansk People’s Republic.

In the area of ​​​​the settlement of Stelmakhovka of the Luhansk People’s Republic, a convoy of reserves of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit by fire. In addition, five enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups were destroyed in the areas of the settlements of Chervonaya Dibrova of the Luhansk People’s Republic and Torskoye of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Enemy losses in this direction amounted to more than 60 Ukrainian servicemen killed and wounded, an infantry fighting vehicle and two pickup trucks.

In the Donetsk direction, as a result of the offensive actions of the Russian troops, the main part of the settlement of Vodiane of the Donetsk People’s Republic was taken under control. Up to 50 Ukrainian servicemen, one tank, three armored combat vehicles and four pickup trucks were destroyed.

In the South-Donetsk direction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, four assault groups tried to counterattack the positions of Russian troops in the direction of the settlements of Pavlovka, Novomayorskoye and Neskuchnoye of the Donetsk People’s Republic. All counterattacks are repulsed, the enemy is driven back to their original positions.

In addition, the infliction of fire damage on the columns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Novoselka and Prechistovka of the Donetsk People’s Republic prevented the transfer of enemy reserves. Losses of the Ukrainian army per day in this direction amounted to 80 Ukrainian servicemen, three armored combat vehicles and four vehicles.

In the area of ​​​​the settlement of Kramatorsk of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the command post of the operational-tactical group of troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine “Liman” was hit.

In addition, an ammunition depot of the 81st airmobile brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed in the settlement of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk People’s Republic, where up to 2,000 rockets of the Grad multiple launch rocket system and over 3,000 artillery shells of various calibers were stored.

A warehouse of missile and artillery weapons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed near the settlement of Kamianske, Zaporozhye region. In the areas of the settlements of Yampolovka and Kalinin of the Donetsk People’s Republic, two US-made AN / TPQ-37 counter-battery radars were destroyed.

During the day, three unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed by means of air defense in the areas of the settlements of Peremozhne, Tokmak, Zaporozhye region and Rachevka, Kherson region. A missile from the American HIMARS multiple launch rocket system was intercepted near the village of Kremennaya in the Lugansk People’s Republic.

In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 343 aircraft, 183 helicopters, 2,658 unmanned aerial vehicles, 396 anti-aircraft missile systems, 7,099 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 931 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3,685 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 7599 units of special military vehicles.

Photo by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

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