Russia confirmed this Sunday that it had attacked Odessa airport in southern Ukraine with high-precision missiles to destroy the hall with weapons and ammunition obtained by the Ukrainian army from the United States and European countries.
“Onyx precision missiles were destroyed near Odessa, at a military airport, in a hall containing weapons and ammunition from the United States and European countries, and also destroyed the runway,” Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for Russia’s defense ministry, said. office.
The southern operations command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces confirmed on Saturday that the runway at Odessa Airport was damaged and damaged by Russian missiles.
Igor Konashenkov also noted that high-precision missiles from the Russian Air Force hit seven military installations in Ukraine, including four military and military assembly areas and three stockpiles of missiles and artillery and ammunition. Donetsk and Kharkiv.
Russian aviation forces, in turn, destroyed two Ukrainian S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems Zaporizhiawhere Russian troops also attacked two ammunition and fuel depots and 15 military and equipment staging areas.
As a result of the attacks 140 soldiers died and 19 armored vehicles of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were eliminated, Igor Konashenkov said.
During the day, missiles and artillery hit 786 Ukrainian armed forces, 24 command stations and three depots of rocket and artillery weapons and ammunition. HrushuvakhaIn the Kharkiv region.
About 200 soldiers died The attacks destroyed the battery of several rocket launchers and about 20 military equipment.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Russia’s air defense systems also shot down two Su-24M bombers of the Ukrainian Air Force in the Petrivsk region in the Kharkiv region.