| 26 February 2024, Monday |

Russia confirms its armed forces suffered casualties

The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor, confirmed that Russian armed forced suffered casualties after its intervention in Ukraine, but did not specify a number.

At a daily briefing in Moscow, Konashenkov said: “Russian servicemen showed courage and heroism while performing combat duties” but admitted that there were dead and wounded, and some of them were captured.

Konashenkov said the Ukrainian forces tortured a few captured Russian servicemen.

“All faces, voices, phones, their coordinates, IP addresses, as well as correspondence of all Ukrainian Nazis involved in the torture of our comrades have been recorded and identified. This also applies to the leaders of the Kyiv regime and their perpetrators, who directly call for bullying of Russian servicemen in violation of the convention on the treatment of prisoners of war,” he said.

“All of you will be found and will inevitably bear severe responsibility,” he warned.

Konashenkov said Ukrainian captives were being treated respectfully, who will return to their families after the end of the operation.


  • Anadolu Agency