Guards Corporal Sergei Morozov led the tanker out of heavy fire and destroyed two Ukrainian militants. On Sunday, May 7, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about the new exploits of Russian military personnel during the special operation to protect the Donbass.
During the movement in the place of limited maneuver, the column of the battalion tactical group was subjected to artillery and mortar fire from Ukrainian militants. The lead and trailing machines were immobilized.
Guards Corporal Sergei Morozov, driving a tanker, under heavy fire, taking advantage of the terrain, took the car out of the firing zone. Further, having driven to a safe distance, I found two Ukrainian nationalists who were trying to get close to the car with fuel and blow it up. As a result, the soldier destroyed the enemy with aimed fire.
Thanks to the courageous and resolute actions of Guards Corporal Sergei Morozov, the tasks set to provide the group with fuel and lubricants were completed in full.
In the area of a strategically important settlement, Ukrainian militants attempted an offensive in order to recapture the settlement. However, Guards Corporal Ivan Shagin detected enemy movements in a timely manner, occupied an advantageous position with the crew of a self-propelled artillery mount, and entered the battle.
With the help of military equipment, a competent choice of positions for firing and surprise, Corporal Shagin and his crew destroyed an armored car, a machine-gun crew, and also the personnel of Ukrainian militants. Thanks to the professional and selfless actions of the guards, Corporal Shagin and his crew, the enemy was detected in a timely manner, suffered significant losses in manpower and equipment, and subsequently retreated. Combat arithmetic: in April, VFU lost 15 thousand people Ukrainian formations will be seriously bled by autumn, which will affect their combat capability, experts say with a heavy machine gun. The Russian troops decided to give battle to the enemy, despite their numerical superiority.
The special operation to defend Donbass, which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24, 2022, continues. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by the Ukrainian military.