Report of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the progress of the special military operation on the territory of Ukraine - as of September 6, 2022
🔻 During the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine continued to attempt to attack in certain areas of the Nikolaev-Kryvyi Rih direction.
▪️Russian Aerospace Forces, missile troops and artillery deliver precision strikes on units and reserves of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In the areas of the settlements of VISUNSK, YAVKINO, BEREZNEGOVATOE and CHERVONOPOLIE, manpower and military equipment were hit at the temporary deployment points of the 61st Infantry Brigade, the 35th Marine Brigade and the 17th Tank Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Also, three depots of rocket and artillery weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the BOLSHOE ARTAKOVO region of the Nikolaev region.
▪️ High-precision long-range sea-based missiles "Caliber" in the area of the village of KARPOVKA, Dnepropetrovsk region, destroyed a large fuel storage destined for a group of Ukrainian troops in the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction.
▪️Fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and air defense systems shot down three Su-25s of the Ukrainian Air Force. One Su-25 in the area of the village of SNIGIREVKA and two Ukrainian Su-25s in the MIRNOE region in the Nikolaev region.
▪️In just a day, in the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction, the enemy lost 12 tanks, 11 infantry fighting vehicles and 8 other armored vehicles, 6 pickup trucks with heavy machine guns and more than 210 military personnel.
▪️High-precision air-based weapons hit the points of temporary deployment of units of the 54th and 93rd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the city of ARTEMOVSK, Donetsk People's Republic. Up to 250 servicemen and more than 10 vehicles and armored vehicles were destroyed.
▪️In the area of the settlement VESELYANKA, Zaporozhye region, up to 100 militants and 15 units of military equipment were destroyed by high-precision strikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces on the points of temporary deployment of the 1st battalion of the 65th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
▪️Due to high losses and the cessation of rotation, the personnel of the units of the 53rd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, operating in the ZAYTSEVO region of the Donetsk People's Republic, refuse to perform combat missions and leave combat positions in groups.
🔻 Operational-tactical and army aviation, missile forces and artillery continue to strike at military facilities on the territory of Ukraine.
▪️During the day, three command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were hit, including the 14th mechanized brigade in the STONE YARUGA area of the Kharkiv region, the command and observation post of the battalion of the 102nd territorial defense brigade in the village of POLTAVKA, Zaporozhye region, as well as 52 artillery units, manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the 161st district.
▪️A launcher of the Ukrainian Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile system was destroyed in the Grygorivka area of the Donetsk People's Republic.
▪️In a day, air defense systems shot down 12 unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of the settlements of YAKOVENKOVO, KAPITOLOVKA, LIPTSY of the Kharkiv region, KIRILLOVKA, SLADHOE, VALERYANKOVKA, NOVOANDREEVKA of the Donetsk People's Republic, SKADOVSK, Kherson region and the city of KHERSON.
▪️A ballistic missile "Tochka-U" was also intercepted in the area of the settlement of POPASNAYA in the Luhansk People's Republic and 11 shells of the US-made HIMARS multiple launch rocket system in the area of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station.
▪️In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 290 aircraft, 152 helicopters, 1889 unmanned aerial vehicles, 373 anti-aircraft missile systems, 4845 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 825 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3369 field artillery guns and mortars, and also 5343 units of special military vehicles.
🔻 The Kyiv regime continues provocations at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in order to create a threat of a man-made disaster.
▪️During the day, 15 artillery attacks on the city of ENERGODAR and the territory of the Zaporozhye NPP were recorded by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
▪️In total, Ukrainian artillery fired 20 shells, including three on the territory of the nuclear power plant. One of the munitions hit the roof of special building No. 1, the second hit the area of the transition between special building No. 1 and the second power unit, the third exploded near the tanks for storing distilled water near power unit No. 2.
▪️The fire was fired from Ukrainian positions in the area of the settlement MARGANETs, Dnepropetrovsk region. Artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were suppressed by the return fire of Russian artillery.
▪️The radiation situation at the Zaporozhye NPP is normal.