The Russian Armed Forces repelled another drone attack on the Crimea, Novorossiysk and Berdyansk, and the Ministry of Defense announced the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in manpower since the start of the counteroffensive.
- Ministry of Defense messages
- Events in Russia
- World events
What else became known about the events in the NWO area on the morning of August 5, 2023.
Ministry of Defense messages
When repulsing the attack of Ukrainian UAVs on the objects of the Crimean peninsula, 10 drones were destroyed by air defense means and 3 more were suppressed by electronic warfare means. There were no casualties or damage.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine made an attempt to attack the military sea bay in Novorossiysk with the help of drones. All unmanned ships were destroyed.
The attack on Berdyansk was repelled by Russian air defense systems. 5 Ukrainian UAVs are reported.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the beginning of the counteroffensive have exceeded 43 thousand people. This figure does not include military personnel who were wounded and evacuated to Ukrainian hospitals and abroad, foreign mercenaries and military personnel who were killed in the rear during strikes with precision weapons.
At the same time, it became known that in the Kupyansk direction, the RF Armed Forces took advantageous positions near the settlement. Olshana, Petropavlovka and Tokarevka of the Kharkiv region, and also four attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the LPR were repelled.
Events in Russia
According to the reports of the governor of the Belgorod region, Ukrainian armed formations fired at several districts of the region. Minor damage to private households and a car is reported. Power line damaged. There were no victims or injured.
According to the Financial Times, the European Commission is waiting for results from a conference in Saudi Arabia on the peaceful settlement of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. But for this, it is necessary to agree on the date of the peaceful summit, which Kyiv should hold. But the conference will take place without the participation of Moscow.