“High-precision attacks launched by Russian Aerospace Forces have resulted in the elimination of seven command posts.”
Russia Claims Its Air Force Has Hit 7 Ukrainian Command Posts
Russia has claimed that its air force has hit seven Ukrainian command posts in eastern Ukraine.
The claims were made by the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) in a statement obtained on Monday, July 4. They also provided this press briefing footage, during which Igor Konashenkov, 56, the chief spokesman for the MoD, claimed that the targets included the command post of the Ukrainian 25th Air Assault Brigade, deployed near Siversk.
Siversk is a city in the Bakhmut Raion of the Donetsk Oblast region in eastern Ukraine. Russia and pro-Russian forces are now shifting their focus to the Donetsk region after having captured the city of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region.
The Russian MoD claimed in a statement in English that “high-precision attacks launched by Russian Aerospace Forces have resulted in the elimination of seven command posts, including those of 25th Air Assault Brigade deployed near Siversk (Donetsk People’s Republic), two munitions, missile and artillery armament depots in Ivano-Daryevka and Artyomovsk (Donetsk People’s Republic), one Grad MRLS battery in reloading areas, as well as AFU [Armed Forces of Ukraine] manpower and military equipment in 16 areas.”
The Russian Aerospace Forces are made up of the air and space branches of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
We have not been able to verify the claims or the footage independently.
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