4 Mar 2022 12:14

Russian Defense Ministry: 1,812 military sites hit since beginning of operation in Ukraine

MOSCOW. March 4 (Interfax) - Russian forces have destroyed 1,812 Ukrainian military sites since the beginning of the special operation, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

"The Russian Armed Forces are continuing to strike on elements of the Ukrainian military infrastructure. A total of 1,812 sites have been hit since the beginning of the operation," Konashenkov said at a press briefing on Friday.

"These include 65 command and communication posts of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 56 S-300, Buk M-1 and Osa air defense missile systems, and 59 radar stations," he said.

"In addition, forces have destroyed 49 planes on the ground and 13 in mid-air, 635 tanks and other types of combat armored vehicles, 67 rocket launchers, 252 artillery weapons and mortars, 442 special military vehicles, and 54 unmanned aerial vehicles," Konashenkov said.