Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and gun system in position. File photoMOSCOW, April 30Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft in the Kherson region, said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov. two Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed and 12 rockets of the Smerch multiple launch rocket system were intercepted near Kamenka, Donetsk People's Republic,” he said. “/>The West is very frightened: Russia winsOperational-tactical aviation eliminated two command posts, nine strongholds and areas of concentration of manpower and equipment, as well as five depots of ammunition and fuel. As a result of the strikes, more than 200 nationalists and 23 armored vehicles were destroyed, Konashenkov added. two strongholds, including a command post and a missile and artillery depot near Pokrovskoye, Dnepropetrovsk region. The missile troops and artillery destroyed 319 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, 12 command posts and two depots of rocket and artillery weapons.The Ministry of Defense published a video of the Iskander strike on the command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Since the beginning of the special military operation, 143 aircraft, 112 helicopters, 660 unmanned aerial vehicles, 279 anti-aircraft missile systems, 2678 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 308 installations of multiple launch rocket systems, 1196 field artillery and mortars, as well as 2,503 units of special military vehicles, Russia launched a special operation in Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass.
According to the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces strike only at military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops and, on March 25, completed the main tasks of the first stage – significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass.