The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces announced that Russia has suffered significant casualties since beginning its invasion of Ukraine on February 24 last year. A total of 247,230 soldiers were lost, including 540 casualties that had to be lamented in the past day alone.
In addition to human casualties, Russia has also suffered significant material losses, The Kyiv Independent reports. This included 4,217 tanks, 8,213 armored fighting vehicles and 7,349 vehicles and fuel tanks. In addition, 4,866 artillery systems, 700 multiple missile systems, 463 air defense systems, 315 aircraft, 311 helicopters, 4,042 drones and 18 boats were lost.
Attacks on Kyiv and Odessa
On the night of August 2, Russian armed forces carried out large-scale drone strikes against the Kiev and Odessa regions. According to the military administration of the city of Kiev, the entire number of drones fired against Kiev – more than ten – were shot down. Nevertheless, the fallen debris would have caused damage.
A total of about 11 areas were attacked, The Kyiv Independent reported, killing at least two people and injuring at least 15. Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko announced that debris from a drone had damaged parts of buildings in the Solomianskyi and Sviatoshynskyi districts. The Kyiv Independent also reported a registered explosion in Holosiivskyi district.
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