20.5 C
Monday, September 25, 2023

Prez Zelenskyy enlist plans, decisions on enhancing defense sector of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, on Sunday has shared the details about the plans and defense related decisions that Ukrainian government has taken with the help of other nations.

578 days of Russia-Ukraine war: Russia lost over 275,850 troops in battle against Ukraine

The ongoing war between the neighbouring nation of Russia and Ukraine has already crossed the mark of 577 days. The war, which was started on the early morning of February 24, 2022 has entered into 478th day.

Former head of capital branch of ‘Privatbank’ suspected of committing crimes: SBU

The former head of the capital branch of ‘Privatbank’ was suspected of committing crimes. The details about the above mentioned has been shared by the Security Service of Ukraine and the Bureau of Economic Security.

Russia lost over 900 special troops, paratroopers since invasion began: Reports

WorldRussiaRussia lost over 900 special troops, paratroopers since invasion began: Reports

Several reports citing publicly available data have recently mentioned that Russia has lost more than 900 special forces troops, paratroopers, marines and pilots in over six months of the war in Ukraine.

The deaths of such troops are in specifically problematic for the Russian Armed Forces because they are very costly to replace.


According to reports, around 337 marines have been killed since the beginning of the invasion on February 24, while the National Guard’s special forces and riot police lost 245 soldiers, Russia’s military intelligence lost 151 troops, elite paratrooper unit saw 144 members killed & the Federal Security Service (FSB) as well as Federal Guards Service (FSO) together suffered 20 deaths.

The majority of the dead were officers.

As per reports, around 67 combat pilots, including navigators and mechanics.

Moreover, it can take up to 17 years and costs $14 million to train a military pilot.

Several local media reports have made the information about the Russian military deaths, but alerted that incomplete disclosure means that Russia’s real casualty figures-including those of elite armies-are likely to be significantly higher.

The Defense Ministry of Russia has last updated its casualty numbers at 1,531 in the month of March.


Western defence officials estimate that upwards of 80,000 Russian soldiers have been killed and wounded since the start of the invasion.

Check out our other content

Check out other tags:

Most Popular Articles