Ukrainian Marines Joke About Hurricane As They Hit Russians With Artillery

Images purportedly showed Ukrainian Marines attacking Russian positions with artillery, showing how the “occupiers” were being hit by “storm” and “hail”.

The footage was obtained from the 36th Separate Marine Brigade, officially “Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilinsky 36th Separate Marine Brigade” of the Ukrainian Navy, who joked: “The weather forecast for our ‘dear’ occupants, in the Mykolaiv area predict thunderstorms, as well as ‘Jai Ho.'”

He said: “Artilleryman of the 36th Separate Marine Brigade named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Bilinsky says that uninvited guests have already arrived, and more than once.”

He signed by saying: “Well, right?”

Ukraine’s 36th Separate Marine Brigade says they fired missiles at Russian forces near Nikolaevsina in Ukraine.
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The images and a statement were also relayed by the Strategic Communications Department of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The Mykolaiv region lies between the Russian-occupied city of Kherson near Crimea, which Russia seceded from Ukraine in 2014, and Odessa, a major port city that is strategically important to Ukraine.

Zenger News contacted Russian and Ukrainian officials for comment, but had not received a response at the time of writing.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin is calling a “special military operation”. Thursday is the 120th day of the attack.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between 24 February and 23 June, Russia had approximately 34,430 personnel, 1,504 tanks, 3,632 armored fighting vehicles, 756 artillery units, 240 multiple launch rocket systems, 99 air defense systems, 216 warplanes. had lost it. , 183 helicopters, 620 drones, 137 cruise missiles, 14 warships, 2,548 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 60 units of specialized equipment.

The Ukrainian military said it has launched airstrikes on the landlocked island, also known as Snake Island, causing “significant losses” to Russia’s military in an operation it says is underway.

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.

Ukrainian forces have 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 Lischensk and Severodonetsk, believed to be 568 civilians. It is said that they are still sheltering at the Azot chemical plant in Severodnetsk.

The city of Lischansk, located in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, is now said to be under siege by Russian and pro-Russian forces.

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) has lost about 55 percent of its core forces.

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said it was a “historic week” as Kyiv awaits a Brussels decision about its EU candidate status, approving the EU application at a summit in Brussels on Thursday. expected to give.

The European Parliament passed a resolution on 8 June recommending that the EU grant Ukraine candidate country status for EU membership. In the motion, 438 members of the European Parliament voted in favor of the motion, with 65 in opposition and 94 abstaining.

Zelensky, speaking to the African Union on Monday, accused Russia of holding Africa “hostage” over grain and fertilizer shortages.

The head of the International Energy Agency, Fatah Birol, has warned that Russia could cut gas supplies to Europe this winter. Several European countries have received less Russian gas than expected in the past few weeks, with European imports of natural gas from Russia falling from about 40 percent to 20 percent before the war broke out.

This story was provided to Greeley Tribune zenger news,

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