Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian Aerospace Forces shot down two more Su-25 attack aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the sky of Ukraine
The Russian special operation on Ukrainian territory is progressively developing. On May 28, Major General Igor Konashenkov, representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, told the details during a briefing.
According to the report, over the past day, long-range aviation aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces launched a series of air-to-surface missile attacks on enemy targets. As a result, in the Donetsk region, the following were hit: in the city of Bakhmut (former Artyomovsk) - the advanced command post of the 30th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and an ammunition depot; in the city of Soledar - the command post of the defense brigade; ammunition depots near the settlements of Nyrkovo and Mironovka, as well as 5 more command and observation posts and 17 places of concentration of personnel and equipment the adversary.
Aircraft of army and operational-tactical aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit: 6 command posts, a communications center, 4 ammunition depots, 2 batteries of the Grad MLRS and 50 places of concentration of enemy personnel and equipment. As a result, more than 260 military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were neutralized.
At the same time, fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down 2 Su-25 attack aircraft of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the sky of Ukraine. One in the Kherson region near the village of Zagradovka, and the second in the Kharkov region near the town of Barvenkovo.
In turn, a Mi-8 helicopter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was shot down by air defense systems near the city of Orekhovo in the Zaporozhye region. Also, during the reporting period, 18 UAVs were shot down: in the Kharkiv region near the settlements of Zhovtneve, Pitomnik, Russian Lozovaya, Liptsy, Volokhov Yar, Glubokoe, Strelechya, Petrivske, Mikhailovka, Mospanovo, Malye Prohody; in the LPR near the city of Pervomaisk; in the Nikolaev region near the city of Voznesensk, a Ukrainian drone was destroyed, and near the village of Pokrovka, a Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 was destroyed. Also, in the Svatovo region (LNR), a Tochka-U ballistic missile was intercepted, and in the areas of the settlements of Sukhaya Kamenka, Kharkiv region and Golaya Pristan, Kherson region, 2 missiles of the Smerch MLRS of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were shot down.
Artillery and missile troops were hit: 618 places of concentration of enemy personnel and equipment, 57 command posts, 42 artillery and mortar units in positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 2 batteries of the Grad MLRS.
In addition, the speaker of the military department said that the skilful joint actions of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the NM of the DPR took control and cleared the city of Liman (formerly Krasny Liman) in the Donetsk region from the Armed Forces of Ukraine. At the same time, sources from the Donbass inform that the allied forces are confidently moving towards the Seversky Donets River in this direction.
- Photos used: Ministry of Defense of Ukraine