30 Polish Mercenaries Killed
NATO personnel captured
Cruiser Moskva sinks
The Russian Ministry of Defence in a briefing Friday, said its forces killed 30 Polish mercenaries in a missile strike in the Kharkov region. They were part of of a private Polish military unit operating in Ukraine.
In the briefing Russia also carried out its threat to hit Kiev if regime forces continue to carry out sabotage operations on Russian soil. High precision and long range Kalibr missiles were fired from Navy ships in the Black Sea striking a military facility on the outskirts of Kiev. Missiles strikes also destroyed a missile factory repairing and producing long and medium range missiles including the Neptune anti-ship missile the Ukrainian claim sunk the Moskva.
The Russian MoD also warned that airstrikes on Kiev will increase if the regime continues attack on Russian soil.
The Russians also confirmed the loss of the battle cruiser Moskva. “While being towed to the port destination, due to hull damage caused by ammunition detonation sparked by fire, the cruiser Moskva lost stability. In the stormy sea conditions, the ship sank.” The Russian MoD in a brief statement.
Now on its 61st day, the Russian campaign continues its degradation of Russian military capabilities. “Russian air defence means near Gorodnya, Chernigov Region, have shot down 1 Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter with S-400 anti-aircrasft missile system while it was returning to its airbase, after attacking civilians in Klimovo, Bryansk Region on April 14. Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 fighter jet has been shot down near Lozovaya, Kharkov Region.” The Russian spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said.
It also said that units of Russian Ground Forces and the Donetsk People’s Militia have completely liberated the Illich Steelworks from the neo Nazi Azov battalion.
“Operational-tactical aviation hit 13 military assets of Ukraine during the night. Among them: 2 depots of missile and artillery weapons, as well as 10 areas of concentration of Ukrainian weapons and military equipment.” Konashenkov stated.
As at April 15. “132 aircraft and 105 helicopters, 245 anti-aircraft missile systems S-300, Buk-M1, Osa AKM, 456 unmanned aerial vehicles, 2,213 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 249 multiple launch rocket systems, 966 field artillery and mortars, as well as 2,110 units of special military vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed during the operation.” He added.
NATO personnel have also been captured. This is according to Andrei Klimov, deputy head of the United Russia commission for international cooperation.
“The West continues the war (against Russia ) with the hands of Ukrainians, as well as mercenaries.” In addition, military personnel of NATO countries are involved in the Ukrainian situation, ” he added. “We already have prisoners among the military personnel of NATO countries, we will show all this when we conduct trials, and the whole world will see what really happened,” he said.
Source Russian MoD/Telegram