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Moscow reports 50 Ukrainian officers killed
06/19/2022, 03:06 PM
The Russian military claims it has killed more than 50 generals of the Ukrainian army, who operate in the Mykolaiv area, in one fell swoop, among other places. From there President Zelensky has just returned to Kyiv. There is no confirmation yet.
According to the Russian military, a missile attack destroyed a command post of the Ukrainian Armed Forces with high-ranking officials. A spokesman for the Russian Defense said, “More than 50 generals and officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed in the strike, including General Staff officers and command staff of Unit ‘Kakhovka’, airborne troops and units operating in the Mykoliv and Zaporizhzhya regions.” ” Ministry, Igor Konashenkov.
According to Konashenkov, the Ukrainian command post in the Dnepropetrovsk region near the settlement of Shyroka Dacha, south of the city of Kryvyi Rih, was hit by sea-based Kalibr cruise missiles. The missiles are said to have a range of up to 2500 km.
In addition, several Western artillery systems of the M777 type and 20 armored vehicles at a factory site in Mykolaiv were destroyed by “Kalibr” missiles. Other missiles hit a railway station in the Dnipropetrovsk region, where Ukrainian forces were being loaded. In addition, a large Ukrainian unit was also fired with rockets in the Donetsk region.
Selenskyj on a journey to the front in southern Ukraine
Konashenkov inflicted Ukrainian losses on more than 300 soldiers in the latter two cases. This information cannot be independently verified. The army spokesman also announced that the village of Metzolkin was completely occupied by Russian troops. The Ukrainian General Staff had previously acknowledged partial Russian success in the battle for the suburb of Svyazerodonetsk, the administrative center.
It was only on Saturday that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj visited Ukrainian troops in the Mykolaiv region. In a video speech on Sunday night, he promised to retake the occupied areas in the south.
“We will not give the South to anyone. We will take everything back,” Zelensky said in the speech. Ukraine will also restore safe access to the sea, he assured. Zelensky said Ukrainians have more will to live with missiles than Russia has.
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