Russia announced that it had destroyed two Su-25 attack aircrafts and a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter modified to use the US AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missile.
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on September 2 that two Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-25 ground-attack aircrafts and one MiG-29 fighter, which was modified to launch American AGM-88 HARM Missiles was shot down near Andreevka, Kherson region.
The Russian Ministry of Defense also added that the Russian Armed Forces, with a concentrated attack on the positions of the 60th Infantry Brigade in the Dobryanka and Novovorontsovka regions, killed more than 45 soldiers of the Ukrainian Army.
In addition, precision weapon strikes by the Russian Army destroyed six artillery and missile arsenals, along with 1 unit of Buk-M1 air defense missile system of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Russian Army Aviation and Missile Forces along with artillery made multiple strikes and destroyed several rocket artillery units, eight command posts, a well as 42 artillery units, etc in many districts of Ukraine.
The Russian Air Defense Forces also made a great achievement by shooting down HARM Missile, and 14 rockets launched by Ukrainian M142 HIMARS.
Also on September 2, the Militia Forces of the Lugansk People’s Republic also announced that the Ukrainian Army has lost up to 45 soldiers, 2 Main Battle Tanks, 5 Armoured Personal Carriers, 4 Special Cars, just in the past one day.
The Russian Armed Forces together with the militia units of the DPR and LPR, also coordinated their offensive to gain control of a large, technically well-prepared defense center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, located in the village of Peski, Donetsk region.
Under the onslaught of Russian troops and DPR, LPR, in the retreat, the Ukrainian Army left behind a large number of weapons and wounded soldiers. However, they were given timely medical assistance by Russian Military Doctors.
On the Kherson front, in the Kherson-Nikolaev direction in the Aleksandrovka region, Russian troops reached the administrative border of the Nikolaev region, liberated the settlement of Blagodatnoye, made Ukrainian Forces in the Nikolaev-Kryvyi Roh direction suffer heavy losses.
The statement of the Russian Ministry of Defense also gives a summary figure in August, the Russian Armed Forces destroyed 174 Ukrainian Command Posts up to the brigade level;along with 601 heavy weapons and artillery systems, most of which are western-made.