Russia lost 21,000 soldiers and 172 aircraft - The 55h Day of the War

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: April 21 2022 at 01:44 pm

The Russian occupiers have already lost 21,000 troops, 829 tanks and 172 aircraft in the war with Ukraine.

Source: data of the General Staff of the Armed Forces as of the morning of April 21

Details: The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 21.04 were approximately:

  • personnel - about 21,000 people (liquidated),
  • tanks - 829 units,
  • armored combat vehicles - 2118 units,
  • artillery systems - 393 units,
  • MLRS - 136 units,
  • air defense means - 67 units,
  • aircraft - 172 units,
  • helicopters - 151 units,
  • automotive equipment - 1,508 units,
  • ships / boats - 8 units,
  • fuel tanks - 76 units,
  • UAV operational and tactical level - 166 units,
  • special equipment - 27 units,
  • OTRK / TRK launchers - 4 units

The General Staff added that these data are being clarified.

Russia lost

During the past 24hrs, the following settlements came under enemy fire: 

Mariupol, Avdiivka, Selidove, Maryanka, Krasnohorivka, Ocheretyne, Velyka Novosilka, New York, Komar, Sukha Balka (Donetsk region), Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, Rubinzhe, Nozhru Mountain (Luhansk region).
Enemy shelling destroyed and damaged 22 high-rise and private residential buildings in Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Marinka, New York, Ocheretin, Komar, Velyka Novosilka, and Sukha Balka.

In addition, as a result of the shelling, the following were damaged: the food factory (Avdiivka), the transformer substation and the power line (Ocheretyne), the premises of the sports complex (Komar village, Volnovakha district), two gas pipelines.

During the past 24hrs, the SES units, which are part of the Allied Forces, have made 26 trips to provide assistance to the population and eliminate the consequences of hostilities. Emergencies of Donetsk and Luhansk regions extinguished 7 fires. Regular units rescued people trapped in the rubble in Severodonetsk.

Pyrotechnic calculations of the State Emergency Service detected and neutralized 7 explosive devices in the city of Pokrovsk and the district. Currently, the territory in Krasnohorivka and at the Kapitalna mine (Pokrovsky district) is being surveyed.

Importantly! Do not pick up unknown objects or touch unexploded ordnance. Call pyrotechnicians on 101.
Rescuers provided assistance to the population in 16 locations: transportation of humanitarian goods, technical and drinking water.

During the day, 138 people (including 4 children) were evacuated from Lyman, Vuhledar, Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, Popasna, and Rubizhne.

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