Russia destroys mercenary training center in Ukraine | New

On Thursday, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov announced that his country’s armed forces had destroyed a training center for foreign mercenaries in Zhitomir.

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“Air-to-surface precision missiles were destroyed near the town of Novograd-Volinsky in Zhytomyr province, a center where Ukrainian armed forces trained foreign mercenaries,” he said.

“Two command posts and an Osa-AKM anti-aircraft missile system near Razdolovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic were also destroyed.”

Konashenkov also confirmed the destruction of an ammunition depot near Paraskovievka in the Lugansk People’s Republic, military equipment and 23 mansions areas of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Over the past 24 hours, Russian forces have inflicted 500 casualties on the Ukrainian army and eliminated 12 combat vehicles, four multiple rocket launchers, 12 artillery systems and 13 unmanned aerial vehicles.

This Thursday, Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexei Reznikov acknowledged the difficult situation his troops are going through. “Every day we have up to 100 dead soldiers and about 500 wounded.”

Since the start of its special military operation, Russia has eliminated 193 Ukrainian planes and 130 helicopters, 1,163 drones, 336 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,471 tanks, 493 multiple rocket launcher systems, 1,834 artillery pieces and field mortars and 3,512 military units.

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