Russian air defense intercepted a Ukrainian missile “Tochka-U” and three projectiles of the “Smerch” system

Rocket launch

Tochka rocket launch (file photo)

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This was announced on Saturday, May 14, by the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov. According to him, servicemen of the Armed Forces (AF) of the Russian Federation also shot down six Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the Kharkiv region, one of them over Zmeiny Island.

In addition, Russian air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile “Tochka-U” of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) in the area of ​​​​the village of Khleborob and three rockets of the Smerch multiple launch rocket system in the area of ​​Kamenka, Kharkiv region.

During the day, Russian aviation destroyed 28 strongholds and 33 concentration areas of Ukrainian troops. “Missile troops and artillery hit six command posts, 178 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, three fortified bunkers, as well as 28 artillery units in firing positions during the day,” the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry added.

Today, the department reported that Russian troops destroyed a unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that was trying to cross along the pontoon crossing over the Seversky Donets River. It was discovered by a UAV crew. One part of the Ukrainian armored vehicles was destroyed, and the other part was captured by the Russian military.

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