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VIDEO: Cruise Ship: Russian Missile Ships Launch Blitz

“As a result of the strikes, over 280 nationalists and 38 tanks and armoured vehicles were destroyed.”

Russian military leaders claim to gave taken out 13 key Ukrainian military targets in an onslaught of cruise missiles fired from warships.

Footage released by the Kremlin shows the long-range weapons being released at sea.

In a statement obtained by Zenger News, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on 29th April: “The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine.

“High-precision long-range air-based weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed the Artem rocket plant and space industry enterprise in the city of Kyiv.

“High-precision long-range sea-based ‘Kalibr’ missiles destroyed three electrical substations in the areas of the railway junctions of Fastiv, Krasnoselka and Polonnoye.

“High-precision air-based missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 10 military facilities in Ukraine. Among them: nine areas with a concentration of manpower and military equipment as well as an ammunition depot near the village of Ilyichevka.

Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 29th April 2022 that the high-precision long-range air-based weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed the production buildings of the Artem rocket and space industry enterprise in the city of Kyiv in Ukraine. (Russian Ministry of Defense/Zenger)

“Operational-tactical and army aviation teams of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 112 military facilities in Ukraine at night. Among them: two command posts, 11 strongholds, 95 areas with a concentration of manpower and military equipment, as well as four depots of rocket and artillery weapons in the settlements of Pokrovskoye and Gorokhovskoye.”

The Russian MoD added: “During the night, missile forces hit 13 military facilities in Ukraine.”

The statement continued: “In the area of the village of Gorokhovskoye, Mykolaiv region, a launcher was identified and destroyed along with a combat crew of the Ukrainian Tochka-U missile system, from which a strike took place on residential areas of the city of Kherson yesterday.

“In addition, six areas with a concentration of manpower and Ukrainian military equipment were destroyed along with three artillery batteries of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and a division of multiple launch rocket systems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 29th April 2022 that the high-precision long-range air-based weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed the production buildings of the Artem rocket and space industry enterprise in the city of Kyiv in Ukraine. (Russian Ministry of Defense/Zenger)

“Artillery units completed 975 firing missions during the night. 21 command posts, 69 strongholds, 763 areas with a concentration of manpower and military equipment, as well as 107 artillery positions were hit.

“As a result of the strikes, over 280 nationalists and 38 tanks and armoured vehicles were destroyed.”

Russia claimed: “Russian air defence systems destroyed 13 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles over the settlements of Redkodub, Shiykovka, Nevskoye, Malaya Kamyshevakha, Stepnoy Yar, Petrivske, Zelenoe Pole, Bukovo, Panteleimonovka, Makeevka, Chernobaevka, including a Bayraktar-TB2 drone on the Russian-Ukrainian border near Novovodyannoye.

“Also in the area of the village of Kamenka, a rocket from a Ukrainian Smerch multiple missile launcher was shot down.

“In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 142 aircraft, 111 helicopters, 634 unmanned aerial vehicles, 278 anti-aircraft missile systems, 2,638 tanks and other armoured combat vehicles, 304 multiple rocket launchers, 1,175 field artillery and mortars, as well as 2,467 units of special military vehicles.

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