Footage purportedly shows Russia launching two high-precision missiles into military infrastructure in Ukraine off the Black Sea coast.
It is currently unclear what the exact targets were, but footage was obtained from the Russian Ministry of Defense (MOD) on Tuesday evening, with a brief statement saying the images were “two Onyx high-precision missiles on military infrastructure.” Shows the launch of. Facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.”
He added that the operation was “performed by the Bastian coastal missile system off the Black Sea coast.”
Zenger News contacted Russian and Ukrainian officials for comment, but had not received a response at the time of writing.
newsweek Earlier this week it was reported that six Russian ships carrying cruise missiles were stationed in the Black Sea and “preparing for a mass launch of missiles into the territory of Ukraine, according Ukraine 24.
Russia this week conducted an anti-ship missile exercise in the Baltic Sea amid rising tensions with NATO member Lithuania, as the latter country blocked the transit of goods to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
Russian Foreign Ministry press secretary Maria Zakharova said Moscow’s response to a ban on the transit of EU-sanctioned goods by Lithuania to Kaliningrad would be not only diplomatic, but practical.
Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin is calling a “special military operation”. Wednesday is the 119th day of the attack.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between February 24 and June 21, Russia had approximately 34,100 personnel, 1,496 tanks, 3,606 armored fighting vehicles, 752 artillery units, 239 multiple launch rocket systems, 98 air defense systems, 216 warplanes. had lost it. , 181 helicopters, 611 drones, 137 cruise missiles, 14 warships, 2,537 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 59 units of specialized equipment.
Meanwhile, the Ukrainian military said it had launched airstrikes on the landlocked island, also known as Snake Island, causing “significant losses” to Russia’s military in an operation it says is ongoing. Used to be.
The Ukrainian military has stated that they are successfully thwarting new Russian attempts to advance into the Kharkiv region of northeastern Ukraine, but Russian forces have captured several settlements near Lisichansk and Severodonetsk, believed to be 568 civilians. It is said that they are still sheltering at the Azot chemical plant in Severodnetsk.
Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reunification of Temporarily Occupied Territories Irina Vereshchuk has urged the local people of the Kherson region to evacuate to help Ukrainian forces in “de-occupied” the area.
British intelligence has claimed that the pro-Russian, so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) may have lost some 55 percent of its original forces.
Zelensky said a “historic week” has begun as Kyiv awaits Brussels’ decision about its EU candidate status, with the EU expected to approve the application by the end of the week.
This comes after the European Parliament adopted a resolution on 8 June recommending that the EU grant Ukraine candidate country status for EU membership. Some 438 members of the European Parliament voted in favor of the proposal, with 65 voting against and 94 abstaining.
Zelensky, speaking to the African Union on Monday, also accused Russia of holding Africa “hostage” over grain and fertilizer shortages.
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