The Russian Armed Forces destroyed more than 90 Ukrainian servicemen in the Donetsk direction in a day, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

According to the agency, as a result of complex fire damage and offensive actions of the assault detachments of the Yuzhnaya group, four armored combat vehicles, a Grad MLRS combat vehicle and a Msta-B howitzer were also destroyed in a day.

In addition, a warehouse of artillery ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed on the territory of the DPR.

In the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions, the artillery of the Vostok group of troops hit the manpower and equipment of the 1st tank and 72nd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the DPR.

Four ammunition depots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were also hit on the territory of the republic.

According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the total losses of the enemy per day in these areas amounted to more than 80 military personnel, one tank, two armored combat vehicles, two D-20 howitzers, two D-30 howitzers, as well as a Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer.

In the Kherson direction, as a result of the systematic fire impact of artillery on accumulations of manpower and equipment of the enemy, up to 20 Ukrainian servicemen, the Akatsia self-propelled howitzer, as well as the ammunition depot of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kherson region were destroyed per day.

In the Kupyansk direction, air and artillery strikes from the Zapadnaya group of troops hit the manpower and equipment of units of the 14th and 92nd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region and the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR).

During the day, the enemy lost more than 50 military personnel, two armored combat vehicles, four vehicles and a D-30 howitzer in this direction.

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In turn, in the Krasnolimansky direction, as a result of air strikes, artillery fire, as well as the work of heavy flamethrower systems of the "Center" group of troops, units of the 66th mechanized, 25th airborne, 95th air assault and 81st airmobile brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, as well as in the area of ​​Serebryansky forestry.

As a result, over 100 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, three armored combat vehicles and two vehicles were destroyed.

During the day, missile forces and artillery hit 86 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 139 districts.

Air defense systems destroyed nine Ukrainian drones.

In addition, seven HIMARS and Uragan multiple rocket launchers were shot down.

Rosgvardia neutralized caches with weapons

The press service of the Russian Guard announced the discovery of weapons and ammunition produced by NATO countries in the course of combat missions in the LPR.

It is noted that dangerous items were seized in the course of work on information received from authorities and local residents.

The National Guard found caches with dangerous items in a wooded area, abandoned buildings and abandoned enemy positions.

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As a result of this work, more than 4,000 weapons and ammunition, including foreign-made ones, as well as about 11,000 rounds of ammunition were seized.

Among them are anti-tank missiles, shells for multiple launch rocket systems, artillery shells and mines, hand grenades of various types, foreign-made grenade launchers, as well as cartridges for various small arms and about 40 kg of explosives.

Detention of an informant by the Armed Forces of Ukraine

In the Kherson region, an informant was detained who was passing data on the location of the Russian military to the Ukrainian side, the Interior Ministry said.

As told in the department, the detained young man may be involved in the events of January 30.

On that day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired on one of the settlements of the Kherson region, as a result of which one of the local residents died, her husband was injured.

The operatives found that a local resident, a pupil of a vocational school, may have been involved in the incident.

“The suspect confessed to law enforcement officers that since March last year he had been communicating with Internet users who called themselves members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Through the messenger, the young man gave them the coordinates of the location and movement of the Russian military and equipment, ”the Interior Ministry said.

Law enforcement agencies are checking these circumstances.