The number of casualties of the Russian Armed Forces since the beginning of military operations in Ukraine has reached 42,640 servicemen, Report informs, citing the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

According to the General Staff, the Russian Armed Forces lost 1,817 tanks, 4,076 armoured vehicles, 964 artillery systems, 261 multiple rocket launchers (MRL), 133 air defence systems, 223 aircraft, 193 helicopters, 757 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), 185 cruise missiles, 15 ships, 2,993 cars, and fuel tanks and 87 units of special equipment.

According to the General Staff, the Russian army’s losses were the highest in the direction of Donetsk.