Russia claims to have destroyed an oil refinery in eastern Ukraine


On the 79th day of the military invasion of the neighboring country, the Russian Defense Ministry made the announcement on Friday that Russia had destroyed an oil refinery in the Poltava region of eastern Ukraine. This marked the beginning of day 79.

The refinery, which was located in the city of Kremenchuk and was a primary source of oil for the Ukrainian Army, was reportedly destroyed by “high-precision missiles launched from the sea and the air,” according to the spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense, Igor Konashenkov.

According to reports, he stated that “long-range, high-precision missiles have destroyed oil production and hit storage areas for naphtha and diesel,” which were fuels intended to supply Ukrainian troops. This information was gleaned from his statements.

Since the beginning of the special operation, a total of 304 missile launchers, 165 combat aircraft, and 125 helicopters have been destroyed. In addition, there have been 842 drones destroyed.

In addition to this, he mentioned that 153 military concentration areas of the Ukrainian Army had been struck by the Russian Air Force.

According to the Europa Press news agency, Konashenkov was quoted as saying that two Ukrainian rocket launch facilities and systems, in addition to radars, had been destroyed.

According to the statement made by the spokesperson, a number of weapons depots and six artillery units in the Kharkiv region have been destroyed as well. Additionally, within the past few hours, Russian forces were successful in shooting down a Su-27 fighter.

According to the daily tally that was presented by the Russian government, the Russian Federation’s forces have been responsible for the destruction of 842 drones that belonged to the Ukrainian government.

According to the Sputnik news agency, a spokesman said that a total of 304 missile launchers, 842 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), 125 helicopters, 165 fighter planes, and 125 drones have been destroyed since the beginning of the special operation.

He went on to say that Russian forces were responsible for the destruction of 3,032 tanks and other types of armor, as well as 1,491 guns and mortars, 368 multiple rocket launchers, and 2,869 military vehicles.


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