The military launched a cruise missile attack on the training center for “foreign mercenaries and Ukrainian nationalists” at the Novaya Lubomirka training ground, the Defense Ministry said. In total, aviation hit 44 military targets in Ukraine overnight The Ministry of Defense reported a strike on a center with mercenaries in the Rivne region” />
The Russian military attacked a training center for foreign mercenaries and Ukrainian nationalists in the Rivne region with high-precision cruise missiles, the Ministry of Defense reported.
“On the night of March 21, high-precision air-launched cruise missiles attacked the training center for foreign mercenaries and Ukrainian nationalist formations at the Novaya Lubomirka combined-arms training ground in the Rivne region,” — said in a statement from the department received by RBC. More than 80 mercenaries and nationalists were killed during the strike.
In total, Russian aircraft hit 44 Ukrainian military targets last night, the Defense Ministry said. These are four command posts, two installations of multiple launch rocket systems in the areas of the settlements of Nalivaykovka and Zolochev, six Buk M-1 anti-aircraft missile systems, three Msta-B artillery guns. in the area of Vyshgorod, four depots of rocket and artillery weapons and ammunition, as well as 23 places of accumulation of military equipment. In addition, Russian air defense shot down two Ukrainian drones in the air over the settlements of Chernobaevka and Tsirkuny.
In total, since the start of the special operation, 216 drones, 180 anti-aircraft missile systems, 1,506 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 152 multiple rocket launchers, 592 field artillery and mortars, 1,284 units of special military vehicles have been destroyed, Konashenkov said.
Russia has begun military special operation in Ukraine on February, 24th. Vladimir Putin called its goals the demilitarization and denazification of the country, as well as the protection of the country's inhabitants from the “genocide of the Kiev authorities.” chances to do otherwise. Speaking about the reasons for the operation, he called Kyiv's refusal of the Minsk agreements, “punitive operations” in Donbass, “pumping” Ukraine with weapons from the West, as well as statements by its leadership about a possible revision of the renunciation of nuclear weapons.
Ukraine broke off diplomatic relations with Russia after the start of the military operation. The country has declared martial law until March 26. The day before, on March 20, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky extended it for another month.