On the night of June 22, the Russian Aerospace Forces launched a group strike with high-precision long-range weapons on a warehouse of foreign-made weapons and military equipment delivered to Ukraine. According to the official representative of the department, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov, the designated object was hit, the goal of the strike was achieved.
The ministry also reported that aviation, missile forces and artillery of groups of troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit 105 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 124 districts, as well as a command and observation post of the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the settlement of Vesyoloye (Zaporozhye region).
In addition, two ammunition depots of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed near Siversk and Avdiivka.
Air defense systems intercepted five Storm Shadow long-range cruise missiles and two HIMARS multiple rocket launchers. In addition, 15 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed in the LPR, DPR, Kharkiv, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions.
- Briefing by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation
The situation in the NWO zone
Also, the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation said that over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine continued unsuccessful attempts at offensive operations in four directions in the NVO zone.
In the Yuzhno-Donetsk direction, two attacks by units of the 37th Marine Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were repelled in the area of the Vremevsky salient. At the same time, Russian aviation attacked concentrations of manpower and equipment of units of the 31st Mechanized Brigade, the 110th and 128th Territorial Defense Brigades in the area of Novoselka, Novodarivka and Neskuchnoye. As a result, an infantry fighting vehicle and three armored combat vehicles were destroyed.
On the Zaporizhzhia front, aircraft and artillery of the Vostok group of forces hit units of Ukrainian troops in the areas of Novodanilovka, Preobrazhenka, Shcherbaki and Lobkove.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the total losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in these two directions amounted to more than 110 soldiers, two tanks, four infantry fighting vehicles, eight armored combat vehicles, two cars, as well as two D-20 howitzers.
In the Donetsk direction, air strikes, artillery fire and active actions of the Southern Group of Forces successfully repelled four attacks by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, during which over 185 Ukrainian servicemen, one infantry fighting vehicle, two armored combat vehicles and three vehicles were destroyed.
In the Krasnoliman direction, competent and selfless actions of Russian units, artillery fire and heavy flamethrower systems of the Center group of forces successfully repelled five enemy attacks, while aviation defeated units of the 21st and 67th mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In addition, in the areas of the settlements of Yampolovka, Chervona Dibrovka and in the Serebryansky forestry, the activities of three Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups were suppressed.
The losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day amounted to: more than 135 Ukrainian militants, two infantry fighting vehicles, two armored combat vehicles, three pickup trucks, an Acacia self-propelled artillery mount, and a D-30 howitzer.
As noted in the defense department, in the Kupyansk direction, aviation and artillery of the Western group of forces hit the manpower and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Novomlynsk, Petropavlivka, Kotlyarovka and Stelmakhovka. At the same time, two Ukrainian DRGs were destroyed in the areas of Sinkovka and Novoselovsky.
The total losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day in this direction amounted to 30 Ukrainian servicemen, an armored personnel carrier, two cars, and a US-made M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery mount.
In the Kherson direction, up to 45 Ukrainian servicemen, two cars, as well as a D-30 howitzer were destroyed.