Over the past day, 26 October, the Ukrainian military destroyed 18 out of 20 Iranian Shahed-136 drones launched by the Russian occupiers to hit Ukraine’s critical infrastructure.

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted a relevant report on Telegram.

It is also noted that a unit of the Kherson anti-aircraft missile brigade of the Air Command “South” shot down a Russian Ka-52 attack helicopter this morning.

Around 8:40 a.m., a unit of the Odesa anti-aircraft missile brigade shot down a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft.

As the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports, Russia’s total combat losses from 24 February to 27 October approximately amounted to:

  • 69,220 personnel
  • 2,631 tanks
  • 5,364 armoured personnel vehicles
  • 1,690 artillery systems
  • 379 MLRS
  • 192 anti-aircraft warfare systems
  • 271 aircraft
  • 249 helicopters
  • 1,398 operational-tactical UAVs
  • 351 cruise missiles
  • 16 warships / boats
  • 4,078 vehicles and fuel tanks
  • 150 special equipment units

Not having the opportunity to defeat the Ukrainian army on the battlefield, the occupation forces continue to stick to the tactics of destroying the energy infrastructure of Ukraine, aimed exclusively at terrorising the civilian population.

According to the Ukrenergo power company, today, 27 October, ruscists struck the main power grid in the central regions.

Due to the damage to the power system, the use of electricity will be limited in Kyiv city and region, and in the Chernihiv, Cherkasy, and Zhytomyr regions. This is necessary to reduce the load on the networks and to prevent repeat accidents after the infrastructure was damaged by Russian shelling.

Bohdan Marusyak

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