The Ukrainian army announced that 35,870 Russian soldiers had been killed since the start of the military operation.
The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said – in a statement reported by the Ukrenform news agency today, Monday, that the Ukrainian forces managed to destroy 1,582 tanks, 3737 armored personnel vehicles, 800 artillery systems, 246 multiple launchers, 217 aircraft, 186 helicopters, 653 operational and tactical drones, 144 cruise missiles, 15 ships, 2,614 vehicles and fuel tanks.
It also noted that the largest losses of the Russian side were recorded in the Bakhmut region.
On the other hand, Russian Deputy Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyansky said on Saturday, that Ukrainian accusations of Russia violating the Genocide Convention do not deserve attention.
It is worth mentioing that, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed that Russia has taken control of 3,620 residential settlements in Ukraine since the start of the military operation on February 24.
In a press statement, Zelensky explained that these residential settlements include large cities and small towns, all of which have witnessed destruction and have become unsuitable for urban life.
Moreover, he pointed out that Moscow has used 2,500 missiles of various types against Ukraine since the start of the war, many of them targeting cities and infrastructure.
Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a special military operation in Ukraine last February, which later turned into an armed conflict between Moscow and Kyiv.