Russian Forces hit 73 military facilities of Ukraine Overnight

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Russian Forces hit 73 military facilities of Ukraine Overnight
Explosion in Ukraine: file photo

As part of stepped-up offensive against Ukraine, Russian forces hit 73 Ukrainian military facilities including four control points, 57 places of accumulation of manpower and military equipment, four ammunition depots and seven ‘strongholds.’

In addition, what was destroyed includes a battery of 152-mm howitzers "Msta-B", 9 armored vehicles and six tanks, according to Igor Konashenkov, Russian MoD spokesperson.

"Operational-tactical and army aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 73 military facilities of Ukraine during the night," Konashenkov said.

Besides, strikes with high-precision weapons was delivered from the Black Sea coast targeting military infrastructure of Ukraine.

Russian Forces hit 73 military facilities of Ukraine Overnight
U.S. military aid to Ukraine

Zelensky demands speeding up of arms supply to Ukraine

Meanwhile, Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky demanded a speeding up of weapons supply to the armed forces of his country. “From the moment they say that they have decided on the supply of weapons to Ukraine, to the moment when these weapons are in our army, it can take two-three weeks. Thus, it's a very long process because Ukrainian defenders say - we need help now within one day, two-three days.”

He was speaking to Ukrainian journalists yesterday.

Volodymyr Zelensky noted that the process of arms supply has been unblocked; “We now get weapons. But in my opinion, we get not enough weapons.”

"I think that the United States, Great Britain, Poland and several other countries really support us today, but they can certainly support us much stronger (with weapons),” the President said.

US to train Ukrainian forces operate 155mm Howitzers

The US has announced it will train Ukrainian defenders to operate 155mm howitzers donated by the Biden administration. 

Russian Forces hit 73 military facilities of Ukraine Overnight
155mm howitzer in action: file photo
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