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Ukrainian artillery strikes a farm housing Russian armored vehicles

Ukrainian artillery reportedly hit a hangar on a farm that housed Russian armored vehicles.

The footage appears to show a farm with Russian troops present. The area is then bombarded several times, several buildings being hit and Russian armored vehicles are said to have been destroyed.

The footage was obtained Tuesday evening from the 45th Separate Artillery Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Soldiers from the 45th Artillery Brigade of the Armed Forces reportedly hit a hangar with Russian armored vehicles on a farm in Ukraine.
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The footage was also shared by the Ukrainian Armed Forces Strategic Communications Department, which said: “Morning wouldn’t be morning without Fried Russians.”

They signed with the well-known slogan “Slava Ukraini!”, which means “Glory to Ukraine!” In English.

Zenger News has contacted Russian and Ukrainian officials for comment, but has not received a response at the time of writing.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin calls a “special military operation.” Wednesday marks the 119th day of the invasion.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between February 24 and June 22, Russia lost approximately 34,230 men, 1,496 tanks, 3,614 armored fighting vehicles, 752 artillery units, 239 multiple rocket launcher systems, 99 air defense systems, 216 combat aircraft. , 182 helicopters, 614 drones, 137 cruise missiles, 14 warships, 2,543 motor vehicles and tankers and 60 units of special equipment.

Ukraine’s military said it launched airstrikes on Zmiinyi Island, also known as Snake Island, causing “significant casualties” to Russian forces in an operation it says is ongoing.

Russia conducted an anti-ship missile exercise in the Baltic Sea this week amid escalating tensions with NATO member Lithuania after the latter country blocked the transit of goods to the enclave Kaliningrad Russian.

Russian Foreign Ministry press secretary Maria Zakharova said Moscow’s response to Lithuania’s EU-sanctioned ban on transit of goods to Kaliningrad will not only be diplomatic but also practical.

Ukrainian forces said they managed to thwart further Russian attempts to advance in the Kharkiv region of northeastern Ukraine, but Russian forces captured several settlements near Lysychansk and Severodonetsk, with 568 civilians who are believed to still be sheltering in the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk.

Iryna Vereshchuk, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, urged residents of the Kherson region to evacuate, to help Ukrainian forces “deoccupy” the area.

British intelligence claimed that the so-called pro-Russian Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) lost around 55% of its original forces.

Zelensky said a “historic week” has begun as Kyiv awaits a decision from Brussels on its EU candidate status, with the EU expected to approve the application by the end of the week.

It comes after the European Parliament adopted a resolution on June 8, recommending that the European Union grant Ukraine the status of a candidate country for EU membership. Some 438 Members of the European Parliament voted in favor of the resolution, 65 voted against and 94 abstained.

Zelensky, speaking to the African Union on Monday, also accused Russia of holding Africa “hostage” to grain and fertilizer shortages.

This story was provided to Newsweek by Zenger News.