Russian Defence Ministry

Briefing by Russian Defence Ministry on 6 April

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine.

High-precision ground-based missiles in Donetsk Region destroyed the command post of Ukraine’s 56th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade near Novogrodovka, as well as a nationalist base in Grodovka.

High-precision air-based missiles in Kharkov Region destroyed a fuel depot near Chuguev from which fuel was supplied to Ukrainian troops.

In addition, a concentration of foreign-made weapons and military equipment supplied to the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed at Lozovaya railway station in Kharkov Region.

During the day, operational-tactical aviation hit 34 military assets of Ukraine. Among them: 1 artillery battery, 2 logistics depots, and 9 strong points and areas of Ukrainian military equipment concentration.

Russian anti-aircraft defence means shot down Bayraktar TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle near Taranovka, Kharkov Region.

In total, 125 Ukrainian aircraft and 93 helicopters, 408 unmanned aerial vehicles, 227 anti-aircraft missile systems, 1,987 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 216 multiple launch rocket systems, 862 field artillery and mortars, as well as 1,888 units of special military vehicles were destroyed during the operation.

According to confirmed information, the Ukrainian special services are preparing a serious provocation using poisonous substances in Pervomayskiy, Kharkov region.

Security Service of Ukraine has mined a storage facility containing 120 tonnes of chlorine on the territory of the Khimprom production association.

This storage facility is planned to be blown up in order to accuse Russia of allegedly causing a chemical disaster, which caused the death of local residents.






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