Ukraine’s military claims to have destroyed 290 tanks, 46 aircraft and 68 helicopters used by Russia, while Moscow says it shot down three Ukrainian Su-27 jets.
The total approximate combat losses of the enemy between February 24 and March 7: personnel – more than 11,000 people, tanks – 290, armored fighting vehicles – 999, artillery systems – 117, MLRS – 50, air defense systems – 23, aircraft – 46, helicopters – 68, vehicles – 454, ships/boats – 3, fuel tanks – 60, UAVs of the operational and tactical level – 7,” the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said in a statement on official Facebook page.
Meanwhile, Russian defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenov reported destroying three more Su-27s of the Ukrainian Air Force in the Poltava region, one Su-25 in the Gostomel region, two Mi-24 helicopters in the Makarov region and eight drones including a Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 on Sunday alone. Russia says its bombers destroyed three Buk M1 anti-aircraft missile systems and two radar stations. In the entire operation, 78 Ukrainian drones were shot down, Igor said.
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