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Russia strikes multiple Ukrainian targets, Ukraine weakens Russian attacks

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Russia strikes multiple Ukrainian targets, Ukraine weakens Russian attacks

2024-05-20 12:11 Last Updated At:12:37

Russia claimed Sunday that it has repelled the Ukrainian army and hit several military targets, while Ukraine said it has weakened the attacks of the Russian forces, according to the latest updates from both sides.

The Russian Defense Ministry said that its forces warded off multiple attacks launched by Ukrainian forces, and occupied advantageous position in areas including Kharkov. It also struck Ukrainian tanks, multiple rocket launcher systems, ammunition depots and other targets.

In addition, Russian air defense forces intercepted a number of Ukrainian tactical missiles, aerial bombs, rockets and drones.

On the same day, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported intense battles on the frontline adding that its forces have taken all necessary measures to weaken the attacks of Russian forces.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday said the Russian forces failed to achieve its goal of stretching the Ukrainian forces and thus weakening it.

Russia strikes multiple Ukrainian targets, Ukraine weakens Russian attacks

Russia strikes multiple Ukrainian targets, Ukraine weakens Russian attacks

Russia claimed on Wednesday that its forces attacked the ammunition depots of Ukraine, while the Ukrainian said they destroyed military equipment of Russia, according to their latest updates on the conflict.

The Russian Defense Ministry said in a briefing released on Wednesday that its military gained advantageous positions in multiple areas, striking Ukrainian ammunition depots, artillery systems, and other targets.

They also intercepted rockets, aerial bombs, and drones launched by Ukraine, said the Defense Ministry.

On the same day, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that Ukrainian forces were engaged in combat with the Russian military in various directions, including Pokrovsk.

They launched powerful strikes against Russia, resulting in the destruction of Russian personnel and weaponry, it added.

A spokesperson from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant stated that the city of Energodar, where the nuclear power plant is situated, experienced a power outage due to the Ukrainian drone attack on a local substation, according to a report by Russia's TASS news agency on Wednesday.

But operation of the nuclear plant was not affected, said the report.

Following the drone attack, Ukrainian armed forces commenced artillery bombardment on the city, said a TASS report.

Russia strikes Ukrainian ammunition depots, Ukraine destroys Russian military equipment

Russia strikes Ukrainian ammunition depots, Ukraine destroys Russian military equipment

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