Part 2 (see part 1)
In the Zaporozhye direction, units of Russian troops conducted an active defense, during which they repelled eight attacks by the 33rd mechanized and 71st ranger brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the areas of the settlements of Verbovoye and Rabotino, Zaporozhye region.
Enemy losses in this direction over the week amounted to more than 760 military personnel, four tanks, 26 armored combat vehicles, 27 vehicles, 14 field artillery guns, as well as an MLRS combat vehicle.
In the Kherson direction, as a result of artillery fire raids and preemptive actions of Russian troops, the enemy’s attempts to land and gain a foothold on the left bank of the Dnieper were thwarted.
In addition, units of the 35th and 37th Marine Brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were defeated in the areas of the settlements of Tyaginka and Ivanovka, Kherson region.
As a result of the fighting, enemy losses amounted to up to 550 military personnel killed and wounded, 11 field artillery pieces, 40 vehicles and 35 various watercraft.
Fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and air defense systems destroyed 10 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force and one helicopter in a week, including: five Mig-29s, three Su-27s, one Su-25 attack aircraft, one L-39 combat trainer aircraft, as well as Mi-8 helicopter.
In addition, four ATACMS operational-tactical missiles, three JDAM guided bombs, three HARM anti-radar missiles, 51 HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems and 274 unmanned aerial vehicles were intercepted.
Within a week, 28 Ukrainian servicemen voluntarily surrendered to Russian troops.
On November 1 of this year alone, fifteen Ukrainian servicemen voluntarily surrendered to one of the units of the Vostok group of troops, refusing to follow the orders of their command and dying during the next “meat assault.”
In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 525 aircraft, 254 helicopters, 8,586 unmanned aerial vehicles, 441 anti-aircraft missile systems, 13,135 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 1,177 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 6,967 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 14923 units of special military vehicles.
Russian Ministry of Defense
Based on materials from the Telegram channel “Russian Ministry of Defense”