There was a large ammunition depot of Ukrainian troops at the Energomashspetsstal plant in Kramatorsk, it was destroyed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, the Ministry of Defense reported
The Russian military launched rocket attacks on the ammunition depot of the Ukrainian group of troops located on the territory of the Energomashspetsstal plant. in Kramatorsk, the Ministry of Defense reported on Telegram.
The strikes were delivered by high-precision air-launched missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS). The forces of the Aerospace Forces destroyed the Tochka-U tactical missile system in the area of the settlement of Novotavrichesky in the Zaporozhye region. Ukrainian troops. The military also hit ten strongholds, areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment of Ukrainian troops.
At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.
Operational-tactical, army and unmanned aircraft hit 24 Ukrainian military facilities overnight, including two missile and artillery depots weapons in the Krasnopolye region in the DPR. Artillery hit six command posts, three ammunition depots and 28 artillery batteries. Up to 280 people and 41 units of military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed, the agency reported.
The missile forces also destroyed an S-300 launcher near the village of Nikiforovka in the Donetsk region and hit five areas where Ukrainian manpower and military equipment were concentrated.
In the Preobrazhensky area in the LPR, air defense systems shot down one Su-25 and one MiG-29, and also intercepted four Tochka-U ballistic missiles.
In addition, 13 Ukrainian drones were destroyed over Barvenkovo and Balakleya in the Kharkiv region, Staromikhaylovka and Yasinovataya in the DPR, Pervomaisky in the LPR and Chernobaevka in the Kherson region.
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In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the Russian military has destroyed 151 aircraft, 112 helicopters, 742 drones, 290 anti-aircraft missile systems, 2,854 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 329 multiple rocket launchers, 1,338 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 2,683 units of special military vehicles.
Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on 24 February. President Vladimir Putin has designated as its goal the protection of the inhabitants of Donbass, the “demilitarization” of and “denazification”. According to him, Moscow is not going to occupy a neighboring state. The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that they strike only at military targets.
After the start of the special operation, Ukraine severed diplomatic relations with Russia, declared martial law and announced mobilization.
A day earlier, on May 5, the Ministry of Defense reported that Russian air defense systems shot down a Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near Zmeiny Island in the Black Sea. The agency also reported on the destruction of ammunition depots, artillery batteries and multiple launch rocket systems, areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment.