Over the past day, the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed more than 220 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine when they tried to strengthen themselves in certain areas in the Nikolayev-Krivoy Rog direction.

According to APA's Moscow correspondent, this was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

It was noted that the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down a Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the Ukrainian Air Force in the Kherson region.

In addition, two warehouses containing more than 1,500 missiles for the Ukrainian Armed Forces' rocket launcher systems, including more than 200 missiles for the American HIMARS systems, were hit.

"Over the past day, up to 20 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and more than 50 were injured as a result of the attacks by the Russian Armed Forces on the combat positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces brigade in the Krasnopolye area. Russian troops destroyed the American HIMARS launcher in the Kharkiv region," said the Ministry of Defense of Russia. mentioned in the information.