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Russia attacked more than 90 military targets in Ukraine overnight

11/05/2022 19:45 GMT+7

Major General Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, said that during the night, Russian aircraft destroyed nearly 100 military facilities of Ukraine and air defense units shot down nine drones.

“Tactical-tactical air forces and ground forces hit 93 targets overnight, including 2 command posts, 69 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, as well as 3 ammunition depots of the Force. armed forces of Ukraine,” Konashenkov said.

According to Konashenkov, the Ukrainian drone was shot down in the Balakleya region of Kharkov – 4 devices, near Rubizhne in the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) – 3 devices, 1 more – on Snake Island and Bayraktar-TB2 UAV – near Arkhangelskoye, Nikolaev.

Russia attacked more than 90 military targets in Ukraine overnight
After more than four weeks into the second phase of the military campaign, Russia has made some progress, such as controlling almost the entire port city of Mariupol and consolidating its control over the southern city of Kherson. (Photo: RIA)

“Russian missile and artillery forces have attacked 407 areas of concentration of military personnel and equipment, 13 command posts, 4 positions of the Osa-AKM air defense missile system and 14 ammunition depots,” he said. Konashenkov added.

According to Konashenkov, during Russia’s special military operation, 164 Ukrainian planes, 125 helicopters, 807 UAVs, 302 anti-aircraft missile systems, nearly 3,000 tanks and other armored combat vehicles , 360 rocket launchers, 1,455 field guns and mortars and 2,808 units of special military vehicles were destroyed.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on May 9 that the country’s armed forces had enough missiles and ammunition to carry out all assigned tasks.

Borisov’s statement before Russia held the Victory Day parade on May 9, and in the context of the country’s military operation in Ukraine.

Borisov also announced that Russia is developing a new generation of hypersonic missiles that can carry out attacks from the air, land and sea.

At least three times, the Russian Defense Ministry has stated that its forces have used Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, launched from the air, to attack military targets in Ukraine.

In addition, at the military parade to commemorate the Victory Day over fascism in World War II, President Putin emphasized that Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine was a “necessary and timely measure”. Putin said that Russia was facing “completely unacceptable danger” in Ukraine.

In the same speech, President Putin said that soldiers and volunteers fighting in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine are fighting for their homeland.

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