VALENTINA ROMANENKO — MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 07:11
At the night time of August 7, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked the issues of transient deployment of Russian troops at business amenities in Melitopol. [a city in southern Ukraine, in Zaporizhzhia Oblast which has been occupied by Russia – ed.] the use of HIMARS (Prime Mobility Artillery Rocket Gadget).
Supply: Ivan Fedorov, mayor of Melitopol, on Telegram
Quote from Fedorov: “This night, high-precision HIMARS missiles attacked the transient deployment of the Russian profession forces at business amenities in different districts of Melitopol, inflicting fires.
Early stories point out that an enormous quantity [Russian] army apparatus destroyed. Greater than 100 Russian squaddies spent the night time in transient barracks [at those sites] won tickets for the live performance of Joseph Kobzon [i.e., were killed; Iosif Kobzon was a Russian singer who has become a symbol of an outdated Soviet aesthetic; he died in 2018 – ed.]; their oldsters are already opting for the make and colour in their Lada vehicles [referring to an interview with a grieving mother and father who proudly bought a new Lada car with the “coffin money” given to them after their son was killed in Ukraine. The interview was broadcast on Russia-1 as part of a propaganda package on how the Kremlin helps families of dead soldiers – ed.].”
Main points: Fedorov mentioned that remaining week Russian troops transferred a vital a part of their air protection programs from Melitopol to Kherson.
The mayor added that remaining night time used to be the best for Ukrainian troops within the area; Russian air protection programs are not ready to resist the assaults of Ukrainian HIMARS.
He believes that this creates fertile floor for a a success counter-offensive at the Melitopol entrance.
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