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Kyiv: Since the beginning of the war, about 24.5 thousand Russian soldiers have been killed

The total combat losses of Russia since the beginning of the war against Ukraine amounted to approximately 24,500 people, about 200 aircraft, 1,077 tanks, the press service of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported on Wednesday.

In addition, in the period from February 24 to May 4, 2022, the RF Armed Forces lost: armored combat vehicles – 2610 units (+43 per day); artillery systems – 491 (+16); MLRS – 163 units (+1); air defense systems – 81 units (+1); aircraft – 194; helicopters – 155; automotive equipment – 1867 units (+24); ships / boats – 10; UAVs of the operational-tactical level – 303 (+12); special equipment – 38. 87 cruise missiles were shot down, including 3 per day.

The press service noted that the greatest losses of the enemy over the past day were observed in the Izyum and Novopavlovsk directions.

On the night of February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special military operation in the Ukrainian Donbas.

Following this, the Russian army attacked Ukraine. Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, were subjected to missile and bomb attacks.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said in response that martial law was introduced throughout the country.

The Ukrainian leader also announced a break in diplomatic relations with Russia.

The Kremlin’s actions were condemned at the UN and in most capitals of the world.

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