The Ukrainian army announced that 41,900 Russian troops have 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, Saturday, that the Ukrainian forces managed to destroy 1802 tanks, 4050 armored vehicles, 955 artillery systems, 260 multiple launch systems, 191 helicopters, 2970 vehicles, and fuel tanks.
In a related context, the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office stated that 2,211 educational institutions were destroyed as a result Russian strikes.
Last Monday, the United States said it will send $550 million in new weapons to Ukrainian forces facing the Russian invasion.
The new weapons package will include munitions for rocket launchers that are increasingly important in the conflict.
White House spokesman John Kirby confirmed to the press that this assistance will include, in particular, ammunition for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), rocket launchers that have been used to destroy Russian command posts and ammunition depots as well as for 155-millimeter howitzers already in use by Ukrainian troops.