10/25/22 – Russian Defence Ministry Report

Russian Defence Ministry report / briefing on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation.

💥 In the Kupyansk direction, an enemy battalion tactical group attacked the positions of the Russian forces on a narrow front towards Kuzemovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

◻ The units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have been neutralised by Russian artillery fire that drove the enemy back to initial positions.

◻ Over 30 Ukrainian personnel, one tank, three armoured fighting vehicles, and two pickups have been eliminated.

💥 In the Krasny Liman direction, Russian forces have eliminated over 120 Ukrainian personnel, three tanks, two infantry fighting vehicles, one armoured personnel carrier, three pickups and one motor vehicle.

💥 In the Nikolayev–Krivoy Rog direction, two enemy company tactical groups unsuccessfully attacked the positions of the Russian forces towards Ishchenka and Bruskinskoye (Kherson region).

◻ All the attacks have been repelled.

◻ Up to 130 Ukrainian personnel, 3 tanks, 9 armoured fighting vehicles and 11 motor vehicles have been eliminated.

💥 Operational-tactical and army aviation, missile troops and artillery have neutralised 4 AFU command posts near Novoye, Dvurechnaya (Kharkov region), Konstantinovka (Donetsk People’s Republic), Olenovka (Nikolayev region).

◻ The list of the neutralised targets also includes: a heliport near Aleksandrovka (Donetsk People’s Republic), 68 artillery units at their firing positions, manpower and military hardware in 182 areas.

◻ 2 AFU armament and munitions depots have been destroyed near Ugledar (Donetsk People’s Republic) and Zelyony Gai (Nikolayev region).

💥 Operational-tactical aviation of Russian Aerospace Forces has shot down 1 MiG-29 airplane of Ukrainian Air Force near Kaluga (Nikolayev region).

💥 Air defence facilities have destroyed 13 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles near Oborotnovka, Kalinovka, Vladimirovka (Lugansk People’s Republic), Kolodeznoye (Kharkov region), Sadok, Aleksandrovka, Krinichanka, Kucherskoye (Kherson region) and Energodar (Zaporozhye region).

◻ Moreover, 7 projectiles launched by HIMARS and Smerch MLRS have been shot down near Klapaya, Otradokamenka, Vesyoloye (Kherson region), Kolomyichikha (Lugansk People’s Republic), as well as three U.S.-manufactured HARM anti-radar missiles near Petrovka (Lugansk People’s Republic) and Antonovka (Kherson region).

📊 In total, 326 airplanes and 162 helicopters, 2,339 unmanned aerial vehicles, 383 air defence missile systems, 6,046 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 874 fighting vehicles equipped with multiple rocket-launching systems, 3,525 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 6,758 units of special military hardware have been destroyed during the special military operation.