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Special military operation: events of December 19

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to conduct a special military operation. Operational-tactical aviation, missile forces and artillery of groups of troops (forces) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit the points of temporary deployment of units of the 61st infantry-jaeger brigade, 124 territorial defense brigade, as well as the group of the special operations center “South” of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of settlements of Constantinople Donetsk People’s Republic, Kherson and Veletensky Kherson region. This is reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

In addition, 56 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were defeated at firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 139 districts.

In the Kupyansk direction, as a result of a fire raid by Russian artillery on the accumulation of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Ivanovka, Kharkov region and Novoselovskoe, Luhansk People’s Republic, more than 20 Ukrainian servicemen, an infantry fighting vehicle and two vehicles were destroyed.

In the Krasno-Limansky direction, artillery fire inflicted a defeat on the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, concentrated in the areas of Stelmakhovka, Chervonaya Dibrova of the Lugansk People’s Republic and in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bSerebryansky forestry. In addition, four Ukrainian sabotage groups were destroyed in the area of ​​the Rozovka settlement in the Lugansk People’s Republic. The total losses of the enemy in the Krasno-Limansky direction amounted to 70 Ukrainian servicemen, two armored combat vehicles and two pickup trucks.

In the Donetsk direction, as a result of offensive actions, Russian troops occupied more advantageous lines. Artillery fire frustrated the enemy’s attempts to reconnoiter the positions of the Russian troops in the direction of the settlements of Disputed, Novgorodskoye, Vodyanoye, Leninskoye and Nevelskoye of the Donetsk People’s Republic. More than 130 Ukrainian servicemen, two tanks, three armored combat vehicles and three vehicles were destroyed in the Donetsk direction in a day.

In the South Donetsk direction, artillery fire and active actions of Russian troops defeated company tactical groups of 72 mechanized brigades and 108 territorial defense brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which made unsuccessful attempts to attack in the areas of settlements Novomikhailovka, Vladimirovka and Novoselka of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Two sabotage groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed in the area of ​​​​the settlement of Nikolskoye of the Donetsk People’s Republic. The total losses of the enemy in this direction amounted to 80 Ukrainian servicemen killed and wounded, two armored combat vehicles, three pickup trucks.

During the day, air defense systems shot down eight Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of the settlements of Melovatka, Ploshchanka, Nizhnyaya Duvanka of the Lugansk People’s Republic, Volnovakha, Nikolaevka of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Priyutnoye of the Zaporozhye region and Cairo of the Kherson region.

In addition, six rockets from the HIMARS and Uragan multiple launch rocket systems were intercepted in the areas of the settlements of Sladkoe, Debaltseve of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Kreminnaya of the Lugansk People’s Republic and Lyubimovka of the Zaporozhye region.

Four American anti-radar missiles “HARM” were shot down in the airspace of the Belgorod region.

In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 344 aircraft, 184 helicopters, 2,684 unmanned aerial vehicles, 398 anti-aircraft missile systems, 7,159 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 931 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3,691 field artillery pieces and mortars, as well as 7664 units of special military vehicles.

Photo by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

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