Ministry of National Defense: Ukraine MiG-29 and Su-25 shot down in special operations zone in one day
MOSCOW, June 9 – RIA Novosti. The Russian Defense Ministry press service said on Friday that the Russian armed forces shot down a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter jet, a Su-25 attack aircraft, two Storm Shadow missiles and other air targets last day.
“Russian Aerospace Forces warplanes shot down a Ukrainian Air Force MiG-29 in the Novoe Zaporizhia enclave of Zaporizhzhia region,” the report said.
In addition, the Russian air defense shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft near the village of Babino in the Kherson region, as well as two Storm Shadow cruise missiles, 14 HIMARS multiple rocket launchers and 13 unmanned aerial vehicles in the DPR, LPR, Kharkiv, Zaporozhye. and Kherson districts.
Since the beginning of the special operations, a total of 440 aircraft, 238 helicopters, 4,555 unmanned aerial vehicles, 424 anti-aircraft missile systems, 9,798 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 1,122 multiple rocket launchers, 5,062 field artillery and mortars, and 10,838 private military vehicles have been destroyed.
Lavrov warned the West of plans to train Ukrainian pilots on the F-16.
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