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Russian military death toll in Ukraine rises to 303,270: report

03.11.2023 10:00
Around 303,270 Russian troops have been killed in Ukraine since Vladimir Putin invaded the country in February last year, according to Ukrainian military authorities.

The Russians have also lost 5,265 tanks, 9,901 armored combat vehicles and 7,328 artillery systems during their military campaign in Ukraine, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said on Friday, as cited by state news agency Ukrinform.

On Thursday alone, Ukrainian forces killed 850 Russian soldiers, according to the ukrinform.net website.

Other Russian losses in Ukraine include 854 multiple launch rocket systems, 566 air defense systems, 322 warplanes, 324 helicopters, 20 warships, and 5,495 unmanned aerial vehicles, ukrinform.net reported.

A top British military official said in the summer that "Russia has lost nearly half the combat effectiveness of its army" since invading Ukraine in February last year.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, launching the largest military campaign in Europe since World War II.

Friday is day 618 of Russia’s war on Ukraine.


Source: ukrinform.net