Donetsk, Jul 5 — DAN. Russian aerospace forces have destroyed four Ukrainian “Uragan” and “Grad” multiple rocket launcher platoons in counterbattery fight in the Gorlovka area, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Tuesday.

“Four Ukrainian ‘Uragan’ and ‘Grad’ MLRS artillery platoons were destroyed in counterbattery fight in the Gorlovka settlement area, ” Konashenkov said.

Two Ukrainian control centers were destroyed with high-precision weapons in the Zvanovka and Ivano-Daryevka areas outside Artyomovsk, he added.

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, Ukrainian army losses since the beginning of the special operation have amounted to: 231 warplanes, 134 helicopters, 1,451 UAVs, 353 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,910 tanks and armored vehicles, 716 multiple rocket launcher vehicles, 3,092 artillery pieces and mortars and 4,016 special purpose vehicles.*jk