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Russian Forces Down Ukrainian MiG-29 In Nikolayev Region
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MILITARY OPERATION IN UKRAINE1 OCT, 07:50Updated at: 1 Oct, 11:51
Fighter aviation of Russian Aerospace Forces downs Ukrainian MiG-29 in Nikolayev region
Over 270 Ukrainian troops eliminated on Nikolayev-Krivoi Rog direction
Buildings of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Karpukhin/TASS
Buildings of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
© Sergei Karpukhin/TASS
MOSCOW, October 1. /TASS/. The fighter aviation of Russia’s Aerospace Forces downed a Ukrainian MiG-29 in the vicinity of the Pavlovka populated locality in the Nikolayev region, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Saturday.
"The fighter aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces downed a MiG-29 of Ukraine’s air force in the vicinity of the Pavlovka community in the Nikolayev region," he said.
Nikolayev-Krivoi Rog direction
Russian troops eliminated more than 270 Ukrainian servicemen and five tanks while deflecting the Ukrainian army’s attempt to advance on the Nikolayev-Krivoi Rog direction, Konashenkov said.
"On the Nikolayev-Krivoi Rog direction as a result of deflecting the adversary’s attempt to advance, the units of Russian troops have eliminated over 270 Ukrainian servicemen, five tanks, six infantry combat vehicles, 23 armored combat vehicles and 11 cars over 24 hours," he said.
Allied troops pulled out of Krasny Liman in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) while Russia’s forces have eliminated over 200 Ukrainian servicemen on this direction over 24 hours, Spokesman said.
"Due to the emerged threat of encirclement, the allied forces were withdrawn from the Krasny Liman populated locality to more advantageous positions," he said.
According to the military official, Russian troops eliminated more than 200 Ukrainian servicemen, five tanks and nine infantry combat vehicles on the Krasny Liman direction. He specified that despite heavy losses, the adversary brought in reserve troops and continued advancing.
HIMARS, HARM and Tochka-U
Russian air defense systems have eliminated seven HIMARS multiple-launch rocket system rockets, two US-made anti-radiation HARM missiles and one Tochka-U tactical missile over 24 hours, Russian Defense Ministry said.
"Seven rockets from the US-made HIMARS multiple-launch rocket systems and two US-made anti-radiation HARM missiles were eliminated in air near Novaya Kakhovka in the Kherson Region. Additionally, over the populated locality of Liptsy in the Kharkov region a tactical Tochka-U missile was taken down," the spokesman said. He also specified that 14 drones have been eliminated over 24 hours.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, in all, since the onset of the special military operation, Russia’s Armed Forces have eliminated 310 aircraft, 155 helicopters, 2,126 unmanned aerial vehicles, 378 air defense systems, over 5,200 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 858 multiple-launch rocket system combat vehicles, 3,441 field artillery weapons and mortars as well as 6,025 units of special military automotive equipment.
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