The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation report on the progress of the SMO


New Delhi: The Russian Ministry of Defense released a report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine on October 6, 2022.

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue their special military operation. Up to 3 battalion tactical groups made an unsuccessful attempt to resume their offensive towards Bershotaravnevoy, Kislovka and Berestovoy in the direction of Kobyansk.

Russian forces repel attacks

The decisive action of the Russian forces repelled all attacks. Up to 120 soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 5 tanks, 12 armored combat vehicles and 14 motorized vehicles were eliminated. The military units of the Kyiv regime did not conduct any active operations in the direction of Krasnyi Lyman.

2 Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups were eliminated by Russian artillery fire near Petrovskoye (Kharkov region). The attack resulted in the killing of 25 militants and two pickup trucks carrying heavy caliber machine guns.

Edit Zaytsevo

The attack of the allied forces led to the liberation of Zaytsevo (Donetsk People’s Republic) in the direction of Artyomovsk. The offensive resulted in the elimination of more than 120 personnel of the 58 mechanized infantry and 128 mountain assault brigades of the Afghan armed forces, as well as 3 infantry fighting vehicles.

Attacks by army aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces near Novi Kumar (Donetsk People’s Republic) resulted in the elimination of up to 60 soldiers of the 56th Mechanized Infantry Brigade of the AFU, 2 tanks and 5 cars.

4 tactical groups of the enemy battalion made numerous attempts to break through the defense of the Russian forces in the direction of Dudchany, Sukhanov, Sadok and Proskinskoye in the direction of Andreyevka-Krivoy Rog.

More than 100 Ukrainians were exterminated

The enemy was pushed out of the line of defense of the Russian troops. More than 100 Ukrainian personnel, 6 tanks, 8 armored combat vehicles and 9 cars were eliminated.

Missile and air defense attacks of the Russian Aerospace Forces on the temporary bases of the 35th Marine Brigade of the Afghan Armed Forces near Davidov Brod (Kherson region), the 46yh Air Brigade of the Afghan Air Force near Murakovka (Nikolaev region), 60th Infantry Brigade near Trifonovka and Novaya Kamenka (Kherson region) led to the elimination of more than 280 Ukrainian personnel and 9 units of military equipment.

The Russian Air Force carried out high-precision attacks

High-precision missile attacks of the Russian space forces near Velikoy Artakovo (Nikolaev region), Novogrigorovka and Belaya Krinitsa (Kherson region) destroyed 3 floating crossings of the Afghan unit over the Ingolets River.

Operational and tactical aviation, army, missile forces and artillery neutralized 9 command posts of the Afghan armed forces, 63 artillery units in firing positions, 173 concentration areas of manpower and military equipment.

Destroyed ammunition depots near Seversk

4 missile, artillery and ammunition depots were destroyed near Seversk and Vodianoi (Donetsk People’s Republic), as well as near Zaporozhye.

In the anti-battery war, two Ukrainian MLRS Grad batteries were neutralized by missile attacks near Dvurechnaya (Kharkov region) and Karpovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Two Ukrainian Air Force planes were shot down

Fighter aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down two aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force: 1 MiG-29 near Novogrodovka and 1 Su-24 near Sviridonovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Air defense facilities destroyed 9 Ukrainian UAVs near Chervonoarmeyskoye, Dmitriyenko, Charivnoye (Kherson region), Pokrovskoye, Poltava, Troitskoye (Lugansk People’s Republic), Orlinskoye and Mospino (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Further, 3 Olkha MLRS projectiles were dropped into the air near Velikaya Novosyolka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

army loss equipment

In total, 315 aircraft and 157 helicopters, 2,160 unmanned aerial vehicles, 379 air defense missile systems, 5,412 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 862 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 3,452 field artillery and mortars, as well as 6,316 units Special military vehicles were destroyed during the special military operation.

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