Russian Artillery Hit By Ukrainian Ordnance

Footage launched by Ukrainian army officers reportedly reveals Russian artillery being hit by Ukrainian ordnance.

It is unclear the place precisely the footage was shot in Ukraine nevertheless it was obtained Wednesday morning from the twenty eighth Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, with a brief assertion saying that footage confirmed them “destroying the artillery of the occupiers.”

The twenty eighth Separate Mechanized Brigade was formally named the “28th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after the Knights of the Winter Campaign” by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky in 2019 and so they have actively been collaborating in defending Ukraine for the reason that starting of the Russian invasion.

28th Separate Mechanized Brigade
The twenty eighth Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces stated in a brief assertion that footage confirmed them “destroying the artillery of the occupiers.”

Zenger News contacted Russian and Ukrainian officers for remark however had not acquired a reply on the time of writing.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin continues to be calling a “special military operation.” Wednesday marks the 119th day of the invasion.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between February 24 and June 22, Russia had misplaced about 34,230 personnel, 1,496 tanks, 3,614 armored fight automobiles, 752 artillery items, 239 a number of launch rocket methods, 99 air protection methods, 216 warplanes, 182 helicopters, 614 drones, 137 cruise missiles, 14 warships, 2,543 motor automobiles and gas tankers, and 60 items of particular tools.

The Ukrainian army stated it has launched airstrikes on Zmiinyi Island, which is often known as Snake Island, inflicting “significant losses” to Russia’s forces there in an operation it says is ongoing.

Russia carried out an anti-ship missile train this week within the Baltic Sea amid escalating tensions with NATO member Lithuania after the latter nation blocked the transit of products to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

Russian Foreign Ministry press secretary Maria Zakharova stated that Moscow’s response to Lithuania banning the transit of products, sanctioned by the EU, to Kaliningrad won’t solely be diplomatic but additionally sensible.

Ukrainian forces have stated that they’ve been efficiently thwarting contemporary Russian makes an attempt to advance within the Kharkiv area of northeastern Ukraine, however Russian forces have captured a number of settlements close to Lysychansk and Severodonetsk, with 568 civilians believed to nonetheless be sheltering in Severodonetsk’s Azot chemical plant.

Iryna Vereshchuk, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister and minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, has urged locals within the Kherson area to evacuate, to assist Ukrainian forces “de-occupy” the realm.

British intelligence has claimed that the pro-Russian, so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) could have misplaced about 55 % of its unique forces.

Zelensky stated {that a} “historic week” has begun as Kyiv awaits a call from Brussels concerning its EU candidate standing, with the EU anticipated to approve the appliance by the top of the week.

This comes after the European Parliament adopted a decision on June 8, recommending that the European Union grant Ukraine the standing of candidate nation for EU membership. Some 438 Members of the European Parliament voted in favor of the decision, with 65 voting towards and 94 abstaining.

Zelensky, chatting with the African Union on Monday additionally accused Russia of holding Africa “hostage” over grain and fertilizer shortages.

This story was offered to Newsweek by Zenger News.

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