Russian military says it destroyed major Western arms consignment in Ukraine | World News

Russian military stated on Saturday it had destroyed a major consignment of Western arms in Ukraine’s Zhytomyr area, west of Kyiv, utilizing sea-launched Kalibr cruise missiles.

The defence ministry stated in a press release the strike took out “a large batch of weapons and military equipment delivered from the USA and European countries” and supposed for Ukrainian troops in the japanese Donbas area the place the combating is concentrated.

Reuters couldn’t independently confirm the report, which additionally stated Russian missiles had struck gas storage services close to Odesa on the Black Sea coast and shot down two Ukrainian Su-25 plane and 14 drones.

In its newest replace on the conflict, which Russia calls a “special military operation”, the defence ministry additionally stated Russia had struck quite a few Ukrainian command posts.

The West has stepped up weapons provides to Ukraine since Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion and Russia’s military is attempting to intercept and destroy them. Moscow says Western arms deliveries for Kyiv, and the imposition of drastic sanctions in opposition to the Russian economic system, quantity to a “proxy war” by the United States and its allies. 

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