Russian Army Carried Out 28 Group Strikes, Made Gains In Several Directions Past Week: MoD

Russian Army Carried Out 28 Group Strikes, Made Gains In Several Directions Past Week: MoD

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The Russian military carried out 28 group strikes against vital targets in Ukraine over the past week, the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a briefing on May 17.

”From 11 to 17 May 2024, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation carried out 28 group strikes by high-precision weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles [UAVs], which hit command posts, military airfield infrastructure facilities, air defense equipment, fuel bases of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as well as a production and storage workshop for uncrewed surface vehicles and strike UAVs,” the ministry said.

It added that the strikes also targeted deployment areas of nationalist groups and foreign mercenaries fighting for Kiev forces.

Also in the briefing, the ministry provided details on recent Russian actions in different directions within the special military operation zone in Ukraine.

The ministry said that the Sever Group of Forces liberated 12 settlements in the Kharkov region over the past week: Borisovka, Bugrovatka, Gatishche, Glubokoye, Krasnoye, Lukyantsy, Morokhovets, Ogurtsovo, Oleynikovo, Pletenyevka, Pyulnaya, Strelechya and continue advancing to the depth of the Ukrainian defenses.

The group also carried out strikes against five brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), four territorial defense brigades and the 15th Ukrainian border detachment near Vesyoloye, Volchansk, Dergachi, Neskuchnoye, Krasnoye and Liptsy in Kharkov, according to the ministry, which also said that 21 counter-attacks launched by Kiev forces were repelled close to Glubokoye, Tikhoye and Staritsa in the region.

“The AFU losses amounted to up to 1,175 Ukrainian troops, 10 tanks, 14 armored fighting vehicles, 45 motor vehicles, 13 MLRS combat vehicles, including six Czech-made Vampire MLRS [multiple launch rocket systems], 26 field artillery guns as well as five Buk and Strela-10 SAM [surface-to-air missile] combat vehicles,” it added.

Meanwhile, the Zapad Group of Forces took over the past week more advantageous lines and inflicted damage on 18 brigades close to Artyomovka, Makeyevka -in the Lugansk region-, Kislovka, Sinkovka -in Kharkov-, Yampolovka, Krasny Liman and Torskoye -in the Donetsk region-, according to the ministry.

It also said that the group repelled 37 counter-attacks by eight AFU brigades as well as two National Guard brigades close to Chervonaya Dibrova, Novoyegorovka, Stelmakhovka, Nevskoye -in Lugansk-, Berestovoye, Kislovka and Olshana -in Kharkov-.

“The AFU losses amounted to up to 960 Ukrainian troops, two tanks, nine armored fighting vehicles, 24 motor vehicles, four Grad and Verba MLRS combat vehicles, 25 field artillery guns, of which five are United States-made. In addition, two ammunition depots were destroyed,” the ministry said.

The ministry also reported that the Yug Group of Forces advanced into the depth of Ukrainian defenses over the past week.

The group launched strikes at six assault, ten mechanized and seven territorial defense brigades close to Andreyevka, Antonovka, Georgiyevka, Grigorovka, Kleshcheyevka, Kurdyumovka, Paraskoviyevka and Novomikhailovka -in Donetsk-, according to the ministry, which also reported that nine counter-attacks were repelled near Belogorovka -in Lugansk-, Razdolovka, Krasnoye, Spornoye and Chasov Yar -in Donetsk-.

“The enemy lost up to 3,725 Ukrainian troops, eight tanks, including five German-made Leopard-2A1 tanks, 13 armored fighting vehicles, 55 motor vehicles, one Grad MLRS, 47 field artillery guns, to include 22 foreign-made ones,” the ministry said, adding that “three Nota and Bukovel-AD electronic warfare stations, two U.S.-made AN/TPQ-36 counter-battery warfare stations and 16 field ammunition depots were [also] destroyed.”

Also over the past week, the Tsentr Group of Forces liberated the settlement of Keramik in Donetsk, improved the situation along the front and defeated 14 brigades of the AFU and national guard brigades near Novoaleksandrovka, Yevgenovka, Karlovka and Rozovka in the same region, according to the ministry.

In addition, the ministry said that the group repelled 59 counter-attacks by Kiev forces close to Arkhangelskoye, Semyonovka, Ocheretino, Solovyevo, Novgorodskoye, Umanskoye, Netaylovo and Berdychi in Donetsk.

“The AFU losses in this direction amounted to up to 2,475 Ukrainian troops, four tanks, including one U.S.-made Abrams, 20 armored fighting vehicles, 27 motor vehicles and one Croatian-made RAK-SA-12 MLRS combat vehicle,” the ministry said. “In addition, 23 field artillery guns, including five Paladin self-propelled guns and three U.S.-made M777 howitzers, were hit during counter-battery warfare.”

The ministry also said that the Vostok Group of Forces improved the tactical situation over the past week and defeated three brigades of the AFU and three territorial defense brigades near Ugledar, Velikaya Novoselka, Vodyanoye, Vladimirovka -in Donetsk-, Chervonoye and Dorozhyanka -in the Zaporozhye region-.

Two counter-attacks by the AFU 123rd Territorial Defence Brigade and the 21st National Guard Brigade were also repelled by the group near Staromayorskoye and Urozhaynoye in Donetsk, according to the ministry.

“The AFU losses amounted to up to 965 Ukrainian troops, one tank, nine armored fighting vehicles, 28 motor vehicles, one Grad MLRS vehicle and two Strela-10 SAM combat vehicles, the ministry said. “In counter-battery warfare, 20 field artillery guns were hit, to include four Polish-made Krab self-propelled guns and four U.S.-made M777 howitzers.”

During the same period, the Dnepr Group of Forces liberated Rabotino in Zaporozhye as a result of intensive actions, according to the ministry.

The group also hit two brigades of the AFU, the 35th Marine Brigade, three territorial defense brigades and three national guard brigades close to Orekhov, Verbovoye, Nesteryanka, Malaya Tokmachka -in Zaporozhye-, Nikopol, Kapulovka -in the Dnepropetrovsk region-, Zolotaya Balka and Ivanovka -in the Kherson region-.

“The AFU losses amounted to up to 265 Ukrainian troops, two armored fighting vehicles, 15 motor vehicles, one Czech-made Vampire MLRS launcher, 35 field artillery guns, including 14 U.S.-made M777 howitzers as well as one Buk SAM self-propelled artillery system,” the ministry said.

In addition, the group’s Missile Troops and Artillery and UAVs neutralized four Mi-24 helicopters at a helipad as well as 40 uncrewed surface ships at a storage depot over the past week, according to the ministry.

A U.S.-made Patriot air defense system, ammunition and fuel depots as well as aerial vehicles in five military airfields were also hit.

Furthermore, the ministry said that Russian air defenses shot down over the past week six MiG-29 and one Su-27 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force, 31 U.S.-made ATACAMS and Tochka-U operational-tactical missiles, 31 French-made Hammer guided air bombs, 15 U.S.-made HARM anti-radiation missiles, 199 HIMARS, Vampire, Grad and Olkha projectiles as well as 329 UAVs.

In the last 24 hours alone, 123 Ukrainian fixed-wing UAVs have been shot down over the territory of Crimea and the Black Sea coast of Krasnodarsky Krai.

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet also destroyed 25 Ukrainian uncrewed surface vehicles in the Black Sea waters over the past day.

Separately, 63 Ukrainian troops have surrendered on the line of contact, 48 of them in the area of responsibility of the Sever Group of Forces, according to the ministry.

“In total, 601 airplanes, 274 helicopters, 24,234 unmanned aerial vehicles, 522 anti-aircraft missile systems, 16,058 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 1,303 MLRS combat vehicles, 9,635 field artillery and mortar guns and 21,763 special military vehicles have been neutralized since the beginning of the special military operation,” the ministry concluded.

All in all, Kiev forces suffered heavy losses as a result of Russian strikes and operations over the past week. The strongest blow was the offensive in Kharkov.

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Bucuresti

curand anunturi de avans si mai mare!

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Sissy Chechen

yet another fake offensive. yet another tiny village on a totally flat steppe that is not even protected and they still cannot take it 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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George Foreskin

those who laugh too loud have pain in ass, in the next few months i promise you, you can really laugh your ass off 😂

The Hooded Executioner

to the last ukrainian is great for godly russia!!! why are you ukrainian cocksucker hiding in europe and not fighting and dying against godly russia???

Last edited 25 days ago by The Hooded Executioner
Clyde

why can’t the ukrainians take any territory?

Антон

because its not their land. they took few villages though, but turned it back. “their” land was granted them by lenin, stalin, hrushyov and yeltsin. before 1917 there was no such state, in russian empire there were several governorates. kiev was adm. center of malorossia, yekaterinoslav (dnepropetrovsk) – center of novorossia. odessa was unofficial capital of southern russia’s and 3rd or 4th city by population after moskva, sankt-peterburg/petrograd and varshava (warsaw).

Pop goes the Weasel

i find it very funny that the west called stalin, lenin, krushchev dictators of an evil empire but then were perfectly happy to recognize every one of their unconstitutional edicts concerning south ossetia, donbass, crimea and any other dictatorial edict that suited them. the only territorial squabble they didn’t stick their noses into was nagorno-karabach and that’s only half true because before the dust even settled, frenchie was back in there stroking armenia’s pole.

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jens holm

to night i and mai waif go to sauna, ther mani refuges, also rusticas and ukras. tyksers she dont likes

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jens holm

i 100 d write this.

Janildo Teles

no id object wrote that too.

Janildo Teles

no id wrote that

Sissy Chechen

yet another fake offensive. yet another tiny village on a totally flat steppe that is not even protected and they still cannot take it 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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Janildo Teles

you are right but forget ukras too the same with big losses to make artillery distance to kharviv itself.

its more as 😂😂😂😂😂

The Hooded Executioner

1000s of dead ukrainians everyday is wonderful news!!! cocksucking ukrainians are dying like flies while russians live like gods!!! to the last ukrainian is great for russia!!!

Last edited 25 days ago by The Hooded Executioner
japie

putin is very stupid how can the russian soldiers not take over karkhiv and create buffer zone.does he thing nato bullets wont reach this soldier that are so close to ukraine terrorist nazis.talk is cheap.

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Janildo Teles

if you need a jon, i can recommend as russian fieldmarshal.

Clyde

nothing beats trying to fight in a city of 1.5 million. urban warfare on a large scale is always a great idea. thanks for derping.

Dstroj

forward brothers…

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_TomSawyer_

little danish nazi jens holm has some serious mental health issues. he is talking to himself in the comment section. probably also to his dead nazi grandfather.

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Janildo Teles

your readers must be retarded ones or you have no memory.

you have reading same again and again – ecco lalli might be your it as well.

James Hodgkiss

why are none of the social media links showing that people have linked?

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Janildo Teles

its censurship as forced to live in sects. to bee or not beeing kept –

jens holm

all nato noe exposed–weak hysterical girl like me the famous service dog

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Антон

but the most funny thing is retaking rabotino and staromayorskoe villages – all that was taken by nazis in their infamous summer-autumn offensive. they have lost many thousands near rabotino and ~200 armored units are standing damaged nearby. they also took another village near bahmut, but it wasn’t a part of pr campaign. seems like it was returned too, not interesting to check, because i’m not a hohol to make shiny peremoga out of nothing.

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Pop goes the Weasel

well, those galicians always wanted to imitate the nazis, so let them imitate them to death.