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Russians intensify attacks in Tavria direction, employing guided aerial bombs

Russians intensify attacks in Tavria direction, employing guided aerial bombs Photo: The Russian Federation has sharply increased the number of assaults, drops guided aerial bombs in the Tavria direction as well (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

On November 22, the Russians became increasingly active in the Tavria direction. At the same time, the number of casualties here has increased, reports Brigadier General, Commander of the operational-strategic group of troops "Tavria" Oleksandr Tarnavskyi.

"The Russian occupiers have sharply increased the number of assaults and airstrikes. They are dropping anti-aircraft missiles from Su-35s," he says.

Losses of the Russian Federation in the Tavria direction

At the same time, according to the general, the enemy's losses in manpower and armored vehicles increased. In particular, 21 units of military equipment were destroyed - 3 tanks, 3 armored combat vehicles, 1 ATGM, 6 unmanned aerial vehicles, 4 cars, and 4 units of special equipment, namely the UR-77 Meteorit self-propelled jet demining unit. 3 ammunition warehouses were also destroyed. Another 11 pieces of equipment were damaged.

"The total losses of the enemy in the operational zone of the Tavria air defense system amounted to 491 individuals. 7 occupiers surrendered," Tarnavskyi says.

For comparison, the total losses on the front in Ukraine in all directions on the morning of November 22 amounted to 850 invaders, dozens of drones, and guns.

The situation in the Tavria direction

In the Tavria direction, the enemy launched 1 missile and 29 air strikes, carried out 38 combat encounters, and carried out 911 artillery barrages. Ukrainian troops are firmly holding the defense in the Avdiivka direction. At the same time, an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction continues.

On November 21, it was reported that the Russian troops had reduced the number of attempts to storm the positions of the Ukrainian military in the Tavria direction. During the day, 339 Russians were killed - more than half of the total losses at the front on November 21.