Russia attacks long-range missiles, destroys Ukraine’s arsenal

Russian forces have launched missiles from the sea, destroying Ukraine’s arsenals, including ammunition supplied to Kyiv by the West.

“Russian forces have carried out many attacks with long-range precision weapons from the sea against ammunition depots, including ammunition depots shipped to Ukraine by Western countries. achieved. All designated targets have been destroyed,” General Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, announced on June 26.

General Konashenkov also confirmed that Russian forces destroyed an ammunition depot of the Ukrainian army in Kherson. In total, Russian forces took down about 35 Ukrainian soldiers, 3 motor vehicles, and 2 Msta-B cannons in the Kherson direction in 24 hours.

“In the settlement of Kazatskoye in Kherson province, an ammunition depot of the 126th territorial defense brigade was destroyed,” General Konashenkov said.

According to the spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry, Ukrainian troops continue to advance in three directions. These are also the three spearheads of Ukraine’s counter-offensive campaign in the East.

“Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian army has continued its offensive efforts in Donetsk, Krasny Liman, and South Donetsk,” General Konashenkov added.

Konashenkov stated that Russian forces eliminated more than 90 Ukrainian soldiers from the battle in the Krasny Liman area in one day. In addition, 3 armored fighting vehicles, 5 pickup trucks, an Akatsiya self-propelled howitzer, and a D-30 howitzer were destroyed in this area.

“In the direction of Krasny Liman, the forces of the central task group, air strikes, artillery fire, and heavy flamethrower fire inflicted damage on units of the 21st and 63rd motorized brigades of the Ukrainian troops in areas near the settlements of Nevskoye in the Lugansk People’s Republic (self-proclaimed), Terny and Torskoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic (self-proclaimed). self-proclaimed), the activities of two Ukrainian spy groups have been repelled,” the spokesman said.

According to General Konashenkov, Russian forces also destroyed 2 infantry fighting vehicles, 6 motor vehicles, and 2 US-made Paladin motor artillery systems in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine in 24 hours.

“In the direction of Donetsk, two enemy attacks were successfully repelled at the settlement of Spornoye in the (self-proclaimed) Donetsk People’s Republic after attacks by defensive units of the southern combat group. The losses of the Ukrainian army in the battles amounted to 195 people,” added the spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry.

On the southern front, Russian forces repelled the offensive of the Ukrainian army in the Zaporizhia region. In addition, Russian forces intercepted the activity of a Ukrainian reconnaissance group near the Mirnoye settlement in Zaporizhia.

“In the direction of Zaporizhia, Russian forces repelled an attack by units of the 47th motorized brigade of the Ukrainian army near the settlement of Rabotino in the Zaporizhia region,” the spokesman said.

According to statistics of the Russian Defense Ministry, since the beginning of the conflict, Ukraine has lost 444 combat aircraft, 240 helicopters, 4,798 drones, 426 surface-to-air missile systems, and 10,356 vehicles. tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 1,131 multiple launch rocket systems, 5,238 field guns and mortars, and 11,197 special military vehicles.

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