Near the city of Zaporozhye, the Russian military destroyed a storage facility with 70,000 tons of fuel accumulated to support the actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with a missile strike. This became known from the report of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on Sunday, April 9.
It is noted that 14 Ukrainian drones were destroyed in the areas of the settlements of Vasilyevka, Inzhenernoye, Zaporozhye region, Staromayorskoe, Vesele, Kirillovka of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Kremennaya, Rubizhne and Ilyinka of the Luhansk People’s Republic.
It is reported that over the past day, 10 HIMARS and Smerch multiple rocket launchers, as well as one Grom-2 operational-tactical missile, were intercepted.Standing on the Dnieper: Russian troops hold defenses along the river Russian Armed Forces soldiers destroy enemy sabotage groups, launch artillery and air strikes
over 250 Ukrainian soldiers, a tank, three armored combat vehicles, nine vehicles, a Gvozdika self-propelled artillery mount, as well as Msta-B and D-20 howitzers.
On April 6, it was reported that Russian loitering ammunition Izdeliye-51/52, known as Lancets, hit almost half of foreign towed and self-propelled howitzers in the special military operation zone. According to the source, the Lancets have become one of the main means of counter-battery combat in the combat zone.
Russia continues a special operation to protect the Donbass, whose residents refused to recognize the results of the 2014 coup d’état in Ukraine. The decision to start it was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24, 2022 against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by Ukrainian troops.