Russia claims to destroy Ukrainian fuel depots, other military targets

April 7, 2022      

Briefing by Russian Defence Ministry

Units of Donetsk People's Republic troops, continuing their offensive, have completely cleared Sladkoe of nationalists.

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation strike at the assets of the military infrastructure of Ukraine.

During the night, high-precision air- and sea-based missiles destroyed 4 fuel storage bases near Nikolaev, Zaporozhye, Kharkov and Chuguev from which Ukrainian forces were supplied with fuel near Kharkov, Nikolaev and Donbass.

Operational-tactical aviation hit 29 military assets of Ukraine. Among them: 2 command posts, 1 radar for target detection and guidance of the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system near Kurakhovo, 7 artillery batteries, 1 missile-artillery weapons and ammunition depot, as well as 10 strong point and areas of Ukrainian military equipment concentration.

Russian air defence means shot down 6 unmanned aerial vehicles near Novoselovka II, Chervonaya, Novogradovka, Ilovaisk, Khartsizsk.

In total, 125 Ukrainian aircraft and 93 helicopters, 413 unmanned aerial vehicles, 227 anti-aircraft missile systems, 1,987 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 218 multiple launch rocket systems, 866 field artillery and mortars, as well as 1,894 units of special military vehicles were destroyed during the operation.