Russian Federation lost military equipment for $13 bn in war with Ukraine

24.05.2022,15:38


May 24, Fineko/abc.az. The losses of Russian equipment because of the war in Ukraine have reached $13 bn, and the most expensive destroyed Russian military facility was missile cruiser Moskva ($750 million). Russia occupied about 20% of the territory of Ukraine.

ABC.AZ reports that the area of Ukraine’s territories occupied by Russia is 125,000 sq km. Because the war, losses from damage to the infrastructure of Ukraine totaled $100 bn.

"The war with Russia destroyed almost twice as many roads as we managed to repair in two years of "Big Construction". It is necessary to rebuild 23,500 km of roads and more than 300 artificial structures destroyed by the Russian army, Ukravtodor’s first deputy chairman Andrey Ivko said earlier.

According to the UN, as of 20 May Ukraine lost 3,838 civilians killed and 4,351 wounded, however, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights notes that the real figures may be much higher, since in many cases information is limited or evidence is still being collected.