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VIDEO: Running Scared: Russian Soldiers Flee Base As It Is Shelled By Ukrainian Troops

In the footage, Russian soldiers are seen entering a village building that is then blitzed by Ukrainian shells.

Ukrainian troops have boasted about showing Russia “who’s boss” by bombing an enemy position and sending soldiers running for their lives.

The 30th Mechanised Brigade, named after Prince Konstanty Ostrogski, a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, said they decided to remind Russian invaders “who is boss on Ukrainian soil”.

The Ukrainian brigade said on 4th May: “Good evening, we are from Ukraine! In the morning, the racists did not understand the language of ‘signs from above’ from our military so we decided to remind them again who is boss on Ukrainian soil.”

In the footage, Russian soldiers are seen entering a village building that is then blitzed by Ukrainian shells.

Columns of smoke fill the air as more bombs rain down on the complex, apparently destroying an armored vehicle.

Russian soldiers are seen running from the bombed site along a dirt track.

Moscow invaded Ukraine on 24th February in what the Kremlin called a “special military operation”. Today marks the 71st day of the campaign.

Russian soldiers flee for their lives as their stronghold and military equipment are destroyed by the Ukraine Armed Forces in May 2022. (@30brigade/Zenger)

From 24th February to 4th May, the total combat losses of Russian troops stand at around 24,500 personnel, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian military also claims that Russia has lost 1,077 battle tanks, 2,610 combat armored vehicles, 491 artillery systems, 163 MLR systems, 81 anti-aircraft systems, 194 warplanes, 155 helicopters, 1,867 vehicles, 10 vessels, 76 fuel tank trucks, 303 operational-tactical level UAVs, 38 units of special equipment, and 87 cruise missiles have been shot down.

The video was posted as Russian troops continue their attempts to finally gain control of the besieged city of Mariupol after the evacuation of some 300 civilians in a joint UN-Red Cross operation.

Russian soldiers flee for their lives as their stronghold and military equipment are destroyed by the Ukraine Armed Forces in May 2022. (@30brigade/Zenger)

A Ukrainian commander fighting inside the combat zone from the Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant described the fighting as “difficult” and “bloody”.

The bitter fighting which is now moved to a focus on the east of the country comes as Belarus which is Ukraine’s neighbor began large-scale military drills and apparent exercises to test their combat readiness.

The defense ministry in the UK had earlier warned that Russia was possibly hoping to provoke Ukraine into putting much-needed military resources on the Belarusian border over concerns that there might be fighting opening up on a new front.

Russian soldiers flee for their lives as their stronghold and military equipment are destroyed by the Ukraine Armed Forces in May 2022. (@30brigade/Zenger)

At the moment the fighting in the East saw Russia claiming to have destroyed six railway stations which they said were being used to bring Western military aid including weapons to the region.

The severe fighting in the country has prompted the European Union to unveil plans for the tougher sanctions so far which include among other things an oil embargo to be slowly phased in.

Member for fans of emerged about the success of Ukrainian snipers in killing an estimated 12 Russian generals with the intelligence on their locations apparently provided with the help of the United States.

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