Russian forces fighting to maintain their hold on Ukraine have reportedly lost 2,600 combat soldiers in less than a week.
Approximately 350 Russian soldiers were killed by Ukrainian forces on Friday alone, according to combat loss statistics released by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry on Friday. The sum represents the week’s slowest day for casualties.
A high of 710 enemy soldiers were killed by Ukrainian soldiers on Tuesday, bringing the total number of Russian fatalities to a total of 2,600 since Monday.83,460since the country’s invasion by Russia began in February.
While Ukrainian forces reported shooting down a number of drones and cruise missiles destined for various targets across the nation, Russian losses this week also included a number of tanks and armored vehicles.
On Tuesday alone, Ukrainian forces shot down an estimated 73 cruise missilesin a tense week that saw an unintentional attack on a target in Poland that resulted in the deaths of two people and raised tensions on both sides.