After Zelensky’s visit to the front
Moscow reports the killing of 50 Ukrainian officers
The Russian army claims that it killed more than 50 generals of the Ukrainian army in one raid, who operate in the Mykolaiv region, among others. From there, President Zelensky has just returned to Kiev. There is no confirmation yet.
According to the Russian army, the rocket attack destroyed the command post of the Ukrainian armed forces with senior officers. “The attack killed more than 50 generals and officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, including officers of the General Staff and Command Staff of the Kakhovka Unit, airborne units and units operating in the Mykolaiv and Zaporozhye regions,” a Russian defense spokesman said. Ministry, Igor Konashenko.
According to Konashenko, the Ukrainian command post in the Dnipropetrovsk region near the settlement of Syrok Dacha south of Kryvyi Roh was hit by caliber guided missiles placed at sea. The missiles are said to have a range of up to 2,500 kilometers.
In addition, several Western M777 artillery systems and up to 20 armored vehicles on the Mykolaiv factory site were destroyed by “Caliber” missiles. Other missiles landed at a station in the Dnipropetrovsk region, where the Ukrainian army was loading. In addition, a larger Ukrainian unit was shelled with rockets in the Donetsk region.
Selensky visiting the front in the south of Ukraine
Konashenkov quantified the Ukrainian losses in the last two cases at more than 300 soldiers. This information cannot be independently verified. An army spokesman also announced that the village of Metjolkine was completely controlled by Russian troops. The Ukrainian General Staff has previously recognized Russia’s partial success in the fighting for the suburbs of the Sievjerodonetsk administrative center.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky only on Saturday visited Ukrainian troops in the Mykolaiv region. In a video speech on Sunday night, he promised to regain occupied areas in the south.
“We will not give the South to anyone. We will take back everything that belongs to us,” Zelenskyj said in a speech. Ukraine will also restore safe access to the sea, he assured. Ukrainians have more will to live than Russia has rockets, said Zelensky.