Defense Ministry says Russian air defense shot down six Ukrainian drones in one day
Russian air defense systems (AD) shot down six unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Ukraine. On Saturday, May 14, the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of Russia major general Igor Konashenkov.
According to him, the drones were destroyed in the area of the Ukrainian village of Russkaya Lozovaya, the village of Pitomnik, the city of Izyum, and also over the Zmeiny Island.
In addition, according to the Ministry of Defense, a Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile was intercepted near the village of Khleborob, and three rockets of the Smerch multiple launch rocket system were intercepted near the village of Kamenka, Kharkiv Region.
Formerly Russian Ministry of Defense showed video of the destruction of a pontoon crossing and a unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) across the Seversky Donets. It was noted that part of the armored vehicles was captured by Russian military personnel.
The start of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine became known on February 24. In an address to fellow citizens, the President Vladimir Putin explained that such measures Moscow compelled by the difficult situation in the Donbass.