Russian Defense Ministry announced the destruction of the echelon with the elite battalion of the President of Ukraine

On July 28, the armed forces of the Russian Federation, using high-precision air-based weapons, defeated a military train at the Krasnoarmeisk station of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). It was transporting an elite assault battalion of the 1st Separate Brigade of the President of Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on July 30.

“More than 140 nationalists were killed on the spot. Another 250 militants received injuries of varying severity. All military equipment that was in the echelon was disabled, ”he said.

In addition, according to him, on July 29, the point of temporary deployment of the division of multiple launch rocket systems of the Ukrainian 110th mechanized brigade in the area of ​​Yasnobrodovka in the DPR was hit. Destroyed up to 30 military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). Also eliminated military equipment, a warehouse with rockets for military vehicles “Grad”.

“High-precision Iskander missiles near the city of Bogodukhov, Kharkiv region, hit the temporary deployment point of the Kraken nationalist formation, equipped in the hangars of the local meat processing plant,” he added, specifying that 30 Nazis were liquidated.

On July 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that Russian aviation had destroyed more than 130 Ukrainian military personnel in the Kherson region with precision-guided weapons. So, the battalion of the 60th Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has lost its combat capability.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, as of July 30, since the beginning of the Russian special operation to protect Donbass, the following have been destroyed: 261 Ukrainian aircraft, 145 helicopters, 1,644 drones, 361 anti-aircraft missile systems, 4,190 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 772 combat vehicles of multiple launch rocket systems.

The special operation to protect the 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 deterioration of the situation, the authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics turned to Moscow for help.

For more up-to-date videos and details about the situation in Donbass, watch the Izvestia TV channel.

Leave a Reply