Ministry of Defense: troops in both directions destroyed more than 50 Ukrainian armored vehicles
MOSCOW, June 9 – RIA Novosti. The head of the group’s press center, Lieutenant Colonel Oleg Chekhov, told RIA Novosti that the troops of the Russian “Vostok” unit group destroyed more than 50 armored vehicles belonging to Ukraine, including 21 tanks in both directions, in the special operations zone.
“Vostok force group units in the South-Donetsk direction with the support of artillery and aviation inflicted fire damage on the enemy. Eight tanks, 17 armored vehicles and nationalist manpower were destroyed. Air defense systems shot down two UAVs. Furia type and two Leleka type UAVs,” he said.
He stated that “in the Zaporozhye direction, up to 13 tanks, ten infantry fighting vehicles, six armored vehicles and the enemy’s manpower were destroyed.”
According to Chekhov, during the counter-battery fight, the army destroyed two artillery guns belonging to the Ukrainian troops in the Stepnogorsk region and a mortar crew in the Kamensky region.
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The head of the press center noted that the military personnel of the Vostok group showed courage and heroism when performing their combat duties.
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