Another Day in Ukrainian Donbas in Figures: Dozens of russian Armor Eliminated

A Ukrainian tractor working in the field covered by the self-propelled artillery in the Luhansk region, Ukraine / Screenshot credit: Ukraine NOW on Reddit
A Ukrainian tractor working in the field covered by the self-propelled artillery in the Luhansk region, Ukraine / Screenshot credit: Ukraine NOW on Reddit

One more day of successful "hunting" on the russian occupation forces has passed. Here is how it went in Ukraine's east, the main battleground of russian invasion

Joint Task Force operating in the Ukrainian Eastern Operational Zone, the so-called Donbas, has published a regular report on the situation in its area of responsibility. On May 19, the Ukrainian forces of this unit repelled 14 russian attacks. In two more locations the fighting is still going on. Russian casualties today mount to:

  • eight tanks;
  • 14 armored fighting vehicles;
  • six non-armored vehicles; and
  • one "Orlan-10" ISR UAV.
A Ukrainian soldier decorating projectiles to the National Day of Vyshyvanka – the embroidered shird (celebrated on May 19)
A Ukrainian soldier decorating projectiles to the National Day of Vyshyvanka – the embroidered shird (celebrated on May 19) / Acrchive photo of the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade

According to the report, russians used combat aircraft, multiple rocket launchers, large-caliber barrel artillery, tanks, and mortars of various types to launch missile and bomb strikes on civilian infrastructure and peaceful residential areas along the entire line of defense.

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About 50 settlements in Donetsk and Luhansk regions got shelled, more than 40 civilian objects were destroyed or damaged: 31 residential buildings, a sanatorium, a sports complex, a college dormitory, a bank office, a regional education department, a transport company and a gas pipeline. As a result of these shellings, at least eight civilians were killed and nine more were injured. Rescue and search operations are underway.

Results of russian shelling in Donbas on May 18, published the next day
Results of russian shelling in Donbas on May 18, published the next day / Photo credit: Joint Forces Task Force

Ukrainian forces of the operational-tactical task force "East" continue to deter the enemy in the area of their responsibility, too. The russians have lost:

  • 40 personnel;
  • two tanks;
  • two armored personnel carrier.

It should be noted that those figures apply to only the Eastern Operational Zone of warfare, while there are also a few southern operational directions. Find the latest news on the Ukraine-russia War in our daily feed:

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