On Sunday, January 8, anti-aircraft guns shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter and an


drone in eastern Ukraine

This was reported by the press service of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.  

"From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the eastern direction, soldiers of the S-300B1 air defense system of the "Center" air command destroyed an enemy helicopter, probably a Ka-52 and an Orlan-10 UAV, which was trying to conduct reconnaissance of our positions," the message reads.

Losses of Russia in the war against Ukraine

Since the beginning of the full-scale war and as of January 8, the Armed Forces of Ukraine

have already eliminated about 111,170 thousand soldiers

of the army of the Russian Federation.

The day before, on January 5, Ukrainian air defense forces

"landed" a Russian plane

in the Donetsk region .

He fell in one of the villages of the Bakhmut district.

On Wednesday, January 4, the Armed Forces shot down a Russian

Su-25 attack aircraft, a Ka-52 helicopter and an Orlan-10 drone. 

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