The Ministry of Defense reported on Kalibr missile strikes on an aluminum plant in Zaporozhye. According to the department, there was a large batch of foreign weapons and equipment received by Kyiv from European countries
Russian military sea-based missiles “Caliber” destroyed hangars with foreign weapons and ammunition on the territory of the Zaporozhye aluminum smelter, the Ministry of Defense reported on Telegram. The plant is located in the city of Zaporozhye, about 90 km south of the Dnieper.
The hangars contained a “large batch of equipment” that European countries supplied to Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense clarifies.
Operational-tactical and army aviation hit 59 military facilities of Ukraine overnight, including 50 areas of concentration of manpower and Ukrainian military equipment, four warehouses with weapons and ammunition in the areas of the settlements of Chervonoe, Dolgenke, Pashkovo and Vesele, as well as an anti-aircraft missile system “Buk-M1” near Slavyansk. According to the Ministry of Defense, more than 120 people and 35 armored vehicles and vehicles were destroyed.
Russian air defense systems shot down 18 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles. The drones flew in the areas of the settlements of Aleksandrovka, Bryanka, Balakleya, Izyum, Zaporozhye, Kapitolovka, Petrovka, Popasnoye, Peremoga, Proletarskoye, Trudolyubovka. Including in the area of the settlements of Kalesnikovka and Krasny Liman, two UAVs “Bayraktar-TB2” were shot down, and over the settlement of Ilyichevka— Ukrainian tactical missile “Tochka-U”.
At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine only on the basis of reports from Russian official sources.
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In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, 141 aircraft, 110 helicopters, 607 unmanned aerial vehicles, 273 have been destroyed anti-aircraft missile systems, 2596 tanks and other armored combat vehicles.
After the start of Russia's special military operation, Western countries are providing military assistance to Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, as well as France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and other EU countries, have repeatedly announced that Ukraine will provide military support in one form or another. will receive 9 thousand anti-tank systems, 800 air defense systems, as well as drones and other weapons.
The day before, Moscow sent a note to Washington demanding to stop supplying weapons to Kyiv. According to Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov, in total, the United States supplied weapons to Kyiv for $ 800 million. The diplomat pointed out that this is a huge figure, which in no way “does not contribute to the search for a diplomatic solution to the conflict.” White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki called Moscow's claims “empty threats.”
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Western arms supplies to Ukraine would not prevent Russia from achieving its goals. The official representative of the department, Maria Zakharova, said that one day Kyiv would have to pay for the “free cheese” that lies in the “mousetrap”.
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