The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue a special military operation in Ukraine.
The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General, spoke about the course of the special operation at an evening briefing on May 7 Igor Konashenkov.
According to him, last day in the area of Snake Island, a Ukrainian Su-24 bomber, a Su-27 fighter, three Mi-8 helicopters with troops and two Bayraktar-TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down in the air. The Ukrainian assault boat “Stanislav” was also destroyed.
“High-precision airborne missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 42 areas of concentration of manpower and Ukrainian military equipment in the area of the Volcheyarovka settlement of the Luhansk People’s Republic, as well as two ammunition depots in the area of the Seversk settlement of the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the general reported.
He also said that operational-tactical and army aviation hit 26 Ukrainian military facilities today.
“Among them: two command posts, 21 areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment, two ammunition depots and an artillery battery in firing positions. As a result of the strikes, up to 210 nationalists were destroyed, 39 units of weapons and military equipment were disabled, ”Konashenkov said.
As reported EADailypreviously Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatyana Moskalkova said that 11 crew members of the Avangard ship returned from Ukrainian captivity to Russia.