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Losses of Russian occupiers in South of Ukraine as of December 17

Losses of Russian occupiers in South of Ukraine as of December 17 Photo: Southern Defense Forces revealed enemy losses ( easternforce)

The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to repel the enemy across the entire territory of Ukraine. In the south, almost 80 occupiers were eliminated, and over 30 enemy vehicles were destroyed yesterday, according to the Southern Defense Forces of Ukraine.

"The Southern Defense Forces continue to carry out their fire missions," emphasized the military.

According to their data, the enemy incurred the following losses in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 Grad multiple launch rocket systems
  • 12 artillery pieces, including the self-propelled Hyacinth
  • 1 mortar
  • 1 boat
  • 1 electronic warfare station
  • 1 command and staff vehicle APE-5
  • 14 units of armored vehicles.

In addition to equipment losses, the enemy also suffered casualties among personnel. Yesterday, Ukrainian forces eliminated 79 occupiers.

The Frontline situation

Currently, Ukrainian military forces are mostly engaged in active defense and, when possible, launching counterattacks. This is particularly evident in the vicinity of Bakhmut and in the Zaporizhzhia region.

Recently, it was reported that Ukrainian soldiers successfully repelled occupiers from one of the strongholds near Horlivka in the Donetsk region. Additionally, the fighters managed to seize enemy positions.

For more detailed information on the frontline situation, you can refer to the material from RBC-Ukraine.