Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation (28 August 2023)
Tonight Russian Navy launched a long-range group maritime high-precision strike at an Armed Forces of Ukraine foreign-made aircraft weaponry ammunition depot.
The goal of the strike has been achieved. The facility has been neutralised.
In Zaporozhye direction, the Russian Group of Forces repelled 7 attacks by units of the AFU 82nd Air Assault Brigade and the 46th Airmobile Brigade close to Rabotino and Verbovoye (Zaporozhye).
Up to 160 srvicemen, 2 AFVs, 4 motor vehicles, 2 M777 howitzers, 1 AS-90 Brave Heart self-propelled artillery howitzer, 1 FH-70 howitzer, as well as 2 D-30 howitzers have been neutralised.
In Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces repelled 2 attacks by AFU assault groups near Klescheevka and Krasnogorovka DPR.
In Donetsk direction, over 185 servicemen, 3 AFVs, 2 motor vehicles, 1 Krab self-propelled artillery howitzer, as well as 1 Grad MLRS combat vehicle have been neutralised.
In Kupyansk direction, the Zapad Group of Forces repelled 2 enemy attacks near Sinkovka (Kharkov) and Novoselovkoye LPR.
Up to 30 servicemen, 2 AFVs, 3 motor vehicles, and 1 D-20 howitzer were destroyed.
In Krasny Liman direction, the Tsentr Group of Forces' units repelled 2 attacks of units of AFU 12th Special Operations Brigade and 42nd Mechanised Brigade close to Kuzmino LPR.
In Krasny Liman direction, up to 60 servicemen, 2 AFVs, 2 pick-up trucks, 1 Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer, and 1 D-30 howitzer have been neutralised.
In South-Donetsk direction, the Vostok Group of Forces units repelled 2 attacks of the AFU 31st Marines Brigade near Staromayorskoye DPR.
In South-Donetsk direction, up to 100 servicemen, 2 AFVs, 3 motor vehicles, 2 D-20 howitzers, and 1 Msta-B howitzer have been neutralised.
In Kherson direction, up to 35 servicemen, 3 motor vehicles, 1 M109 Paladin artillery howitzer, and 2 D-30 howitzers have been neutralised.
Operational-Tactical and Army aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Group of Forces have engaged AFU manpower and hardware in 128 areas during the day.
A command and observation post of the AFU 67th Mechanised Brigade was destroyed close to Chervonaya Dibrova LPR.
Russian air defence forces have intercepted 3 JDAM guided bombs, as well as 1 HIMARS MLRS projectile during the day.
Moreover, 27 UAVs have been shot down close to Druzhelubovka, Voskresenka (Kherson), Lisichansk LPR, Mirnoye, Pologi (Zaporozhye), Paraskovievka, Novoandreevka, Lidiyevka, and Soledar DPR.
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12:50 PM · Aug 28, 2023