MADRID, 3 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) -
Ukraine has assured this Friday that it has "liquidated" nearly 130,000 Russian soldiers since the start of the invasion, unleashed on February 24, 2022 by order of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and has indicated that during the last day they have died close to of 850 Russian soldiers in combat.
The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has indicated in a message published on its official account on the social network Facebook that since the outbreak of the war 129,870 Russian soldiers have been "liquidated", while 3,215 battle tanks, 2,215 security systems have been destroyed, artillery and 222 Russian air defense systems.
Likewise, it has pointed out that 294 planes, 284 helicopters, 1,952 drones, 796 cruise missiles, 18 boats, 5,068 vehicles and fuel tanks and 202 pieces of "special equipment" have also been destroyed. "The data is being updated. Hit the occupier. Let's win together. Our strength is in the truth," he said.
Russia has not provided data on casualties in the conflict since September, when Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed the deaths of 5,937 soldiers. The Russian news portal Mediazona raises the total number of deaths to 12,538, figures that it considers "corroborated" through publicly available data.
On the other hand, the spokesman for the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army, Oleksandr Shtupun, stressed that Russia "does not abandon its intentions to destroy critical infrastructure" and denounced that "it continues to attack civilian objects and homes of the civilian population." "The adversary, which suffers heavy losses, does not stop its offensive operations on the axes of Liman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlisk", he specified.