A Ukrainian plane was shot down over the Kharkiv region on May 9, in total, 163 aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been destroyed since February 24, the Ministry of Defense reported. During the night, three drones were shot down, air strikes were carried out on 16 districts with a concentration of military APU *
A Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft was shot down, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said. and a rocket launcher system “Smerch”,— he added.
Also, the air defense forces destroyed two Ukrainian drones in the area of Mospino and Yuzhnokommunarsk in the Donbass and one— near Odessa. In the Kharkiv region, Russian forces shot down two charges of Smerch multiple launch rocket systems (RSZU), Konashenkov continued, — in the area of Izyum and Malaya Kamyshevakhi.
In addition, aircraft attacked 16 areas with manpower and military equipment, Missile troops hit 407 areas of concentration of the armed forces of Ukraine, five fuel and ammunition depots, as well as 33 command posts, the ministry says. According to Konashenkov, “As a result of the strikes, up to 380 nationalists were destroyed, 53 units of military equipment were disabled.”
Since the beginning of the Russian military special operation in Ukraine, 2979 tanks, 163 aircraft , 124 helicopters, 1,440 field artillery guns, 793 drones, 351 RSZU installations, 300 anti-aircraft systems and more than 2.7 thousand vehicles, according to the Ministry of Defense.
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