In the last 24 hours, Russian air defense systems shot down six drones, including Snake Island. This was announced by Major General Igor Konashenkov, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
“During the day, five Ukrainian drones were destroyed by air defense. <...>As well as 10 Smerch MLRS rockets, ”said Konashenkov.
A representative of the Ministry of Defense said that three Ukrainian ballistic missiles “Tochka-U” were also intercepted and a Ukrainian drone was destroyed in the area of Snake Island.
previously in ministry declarationThe Ukrainian General Staff plans to seize the island “at the direct order of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky” with advisers from the USA and the UK. Since May 7, Ukrainian troops tried several air and naval attacks, but Russian forces broke this provocation and the enemy suffered heavy losses.
In the special operation held in Ukraine, Russian troops destroyed 164 aircraft, 125 helicopters, 827 unmanned aerial vehicles, 304 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,022 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 366 multi-purpose rocket launchers, 1,479 field artillery and mortars. , and 2,832 special military vehicles.
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