Around 17,200 Russian troops killed in Ukraine: report
Around 17,200 Russian troops have now been killed in Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, news websites reported on Tuesday, citing data from the Ukrainian army.
A destroyed Russian tank in the village of Lukyanivka near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.Photo: EPA/STR
“From February 24 to March 29, the total combat losses of Russian troops stand at about 17,200 personnel," the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said in a Facebook post, as quoted by the ukrinform.net website.
The Russians have also "lost 597 tanks, 1,710 armored combat vehicles, 303 artillery systems, 96 MLR systems, 54 air defense units, 127 planes, 129 helicopters, 1,178 vehicles, 7 vessels, 73 fuel tank trucks, 71 UAVs ... 21 units of special equipment, and 4 mobile SRBM systems," according to the Ukrainian army.
Tuesday is day 34 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
In a major speech in Warsaw on Saturday, US President Joe Biden told the world that Vladimir Putin should no longer remain in power amid Russia's brutal war against Ukraine.
Source: PAP, ukrinform.net