On record from a bird’s eye view, several shells are rapidly falling. As a result of hitting the target, smoke is visible above the building.
Earlier that day, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, said that the Aerospace Forces, using high-precision weapons, liquidated an artillery battalion of the 59th motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Nikolaev region. According to him, the loss of personnel and weapons of the Ukrainian side exceeded 70%.
In addition, more than 40 foreign mercenaries were killed by air-launched high-precision missiles at the temporary deployment point of the Foreign Legion units in the Konstantinovka area of the DPR.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as of July 26, since the beginning of the special military operation, the Russian military has destroyed: 260 aircraft, 144 helicopters, 1,613 drones, 358 anti-aircraft missile systems, 4,162 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 763 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems, 3,201 field artillery gun and mortar.
The special operation to protect Donbass, the beginning of which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24, continues. The decision to hold it was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by the Ukrainian military. In connection with the deteriorating situation, the authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics turned to Moscow for help.
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