MOSCOW, SANA-Russia’s Aerospace Forces delivered a strike by air-launched precision weapons against Ukrainian air defenses shielding key military sites over the past day in the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on Friday.
“At night, the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered a multiple strike by air-launched long-range precision weapons against the enemy air defenses shielding key Ukrainian military infrastructure facilities. All the designated targets were hit,” the spokesman said according to TASS.
Russian forces destroy 70 Ukrainian troops, ammo depot in Kupyansk area
Russian forces destroyed 70 Ukrainian troops and an ammunition depot in the Kupyansk area over the past day, Konashenkov reported.
“In the Kupyansk direction, aircraft and artillery of the western battlegroup struck the enemy units in areas near the settlements of Berestovoye and Masyutovka in the Kharkov Region. As many as 70 Ukrainian personnel, three motor vehicles, a Grad multiple rocket launcher and D-30 and Msta-B howitzers were destroyed in the past 24 hours. Near the settlement of Kislovka in the Kharkov Region, an ammunition depot of the 103rd territorial defense brigade was eliminated,” the spokesman said.
In the area of the settlement of Novosyolovskoye in the Lugansk People’s Republic, the activity of a Ukrainian subversive/reconnaissance group was thwarted, the general reported.
Russian forces destroy over 60 Ukrainian troops in Krasny Liman area
Russian combat aircraft and artillery struck Ukrainian army units in the Krasny Liman area, destroying over 60 enemy troops and two self-propelled artillery systems over the past day, Konashenkov reported.
“In the Krasny Liman direction, operational/tactical and army aviation and artillery of the battlegroup Center inflicted damage on the Ukrainian army units in areas near the settlements of Kuzmino in the Lugansk People’s Republic and Torskoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.
Over 60 Ukrainian personnel, two pickup trucks, two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems, two D-20 howitzers and an Msta-B howitzer were destroyed in that area in the past 24 hours, the general reported.
Russian forces destroy over 50 Ukrainian troops in Donetsk area
Russian forces destroyed over 50 Ukrainian troops in the Donetsk area over the past day, Konashenkov reported.
“During the battles, over 50 Ukrainian personnel, four armored combat vehicles, two pickup trucks, three D-20 howitzers, two Grad multiple rocket launchers, two M777 artillery systems and a US-manufactured Paladin motorized artillery system were destroyed” in the Donetsk area in the past 24 hours, the spokesman said.
Russian forces destroy 150 Ukrainian troops in southern Donetsk, Zaporozhye areas
Russian forces destroyed roughly 150 Ukrainian troops and a Polish-made artillery system in the southern Donetsk and Zaporozhye areas over the past day, Konashenkov reported.
In the southern Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions, aircraft and artillery from Russia’s battlegroup East inflicted damage on the enemy units in areas near the settlements of Vodyanoye and Pavlovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Malaya Tokmachka and Shcherbaki in the Zaporozhye Region, the spokesman specified.
“As many as 150 Ukrainian personnel, two motor vehicles, a Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery system, a D-20 howitzer and a ground-based UAV control station were destroyed in those directions in the past 24 hours,” the general reported.