Downed Ukrainian Su-25 Jet by Russian Army in Donetsk Republic’s Oglidar area

Today, Thursday, Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft near the city of Oglidar in the Donetsk Republic.

As the head of the press center of the Vostok grouping of the RF Armed Forces, Alexander Gordeev, said, “an enemy attempt to strike from the air at the advanced positions of the Vostok grouping south of the Donetsk direction was stopped.” It turned out that “mobile air defense systems “Igla” of the motorized rifle unit of the Navy of the Pacific Fleet shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft near the city of Oglidar.

Gordeev added that aerial reconnaissance discovered an enemy reconnaissance group and destroyed 4 Ukrainian servicemen with mortar battery fire.

Russian troops continue their special operation, completing the liberation of four regions that joined the Russian Federation last year, namely the Donetsk and Luhansk republics, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.

Moscow determined the goals of the military operation, which began on February 24, 2022, to protect the population of Donbass, eliminate threats to Russia’s security, establish military neutrality in Ukraine, and eliminate Nazi tendencies in it.

Source: Sputnik

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