The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of three weapons depots and an American radar station

In addition, Russian air defense shot down six drones and two Smerch multiple rocket launchers, rockets and artillery hit a Grad multiple rocket launcher battery

The Aerospace Forces (VKS) of Russia destroyed three weapons depots and an American counter-battery radar station in Ukraine, according to a Defense Ministry briefing posted on the department's Telegram channel.

“During the day, high-precision air-based missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed: four artillery batteries in firing positions, three ammunition depots in the areas of Mirnaya Dolina, Bakhmutskaya and Tashkovka, 20 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, as well as in the area of ​​​​the settlement Popasnaya radar station US-made counter-battery combat,— said in the message.

In addition, the Russian military hit 160 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, a battery of BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems. As a result, up to 310 nationalists and 36 units of weapons and equipment were destroyed.

The air defense system shot down six drones in the Luhansk People's Republic and over Zmeiny Island in the Black Sea and two Smerch multiple rocket launchers in the Kharkiv region.

In total, since the start of the special military operation, about 150 aircraft, more than 110 helicopters and 700 drones, about 300 anti-aircraft missile systems, over 2.8 thousand tanks and other armored combat vehicles, more than 300 multiple rocket launchers, about 1.3 Thousand field artillery pieces and mortars, as well as over 2.6 thousand units of special military vehicles, the military department added.

At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.

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As of May 4, the Russian military control the Kherson region, along with the regional center, Berdyansk, Melitopol, Vasilievka and some other settlements of the Zaporozhye region, cities Izyum and Balakleya in the Kharkiv region.

In the Donetsk region, Russian troops, together with the forces of the Donetsk People's Republic, took control of Volnovakha and Mariupol, but Ukrainian forces remained in the latter, blocked on the territory of the Azovstal plant. Almost the entire territory of the Luhansk region is already under the control of the Luhansk People's Republic.

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