Russian losses in Ukraine
On 24 February 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine. It is the largest military conflict in Europe since World War II. Internationally this war is recognized as aggressive and terrorist in relation to the civilian population of Ukraine.
In February 2014, Russia annexed Crimea. Russian-backed separatists seized part of south-east Ukraine. They started the war in Donbas.
In 2021, Russia began a large military build-up along its border with Ukraine.
On 24 February, at about 5:00 EET, Putin announced a "special military operation". Minutes later, missiles and airstrikes struck throughout Ukraine, including the capital Kyiv. Shortly a major ground invasion began from various directions.
Russian losses in Ukraine: Sep 26, 2022
|Armored personnel carriers||4857 +25|
|Artillery systems||1369 +1|
|Multiple launch rocket systems||330 +2|
|Anti-aircraft warfare||172 +1|
|Unmanned aerial vehicles||970 +4|
|Special equipment||131 +1|