Russia artillery eliminates 260+ Ukrainian neo-Nazis in DPR: MoD
The Russian Defense Ministry provides an update about the situation in Ukraine and the Donbass region.
The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed Monday that the Russian Air Forces carried out a high-precision strike on a location in the Kharkov region where foreign mercenaries were temporarily deployed, eliminating more than 100 and injuring more than 50 militants from Poland and Germany.
The Ministry said, "Russian Forces destroyed two traction power substations in the Dnepropetrovsk region," adding that "more than 160 of the Ukrainian neo-Nazis were eliminated as a result of the Russian air strikes in the Kherson region."
The Defense Ministry indicated that Russian artillery destroyed more than 70% of the military personnel of the third battalion of the 66th mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Forces in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), eliminating more than 260 Ukrainian neo-Nazis.
"More than 50% of the military personnel of the 15th battalion of the 58th motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were eliminated as a result of Russian advancing combat action in the Soledar direction," the Russian Ministry said.
According to the Ministry, "One Ukrainian depot of rocket and artillery ammunition in the Nikolaev region was destroyed as well as three Ukrainian ammunition depots in the DPR and two Ukrainian fuel depots in the Kharkov region by Russian Forces during the day."
Russian anti-aircraft weaponry destroyed three Ukrainian UAVs in the DPR, Kherson, and Kharkov regions and intercepted two shells from Ukrainian rocket launchers in the DPR, the Russian Ministry of Defense concluded.