Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense

Russian armed forces destroyed a Ukrainian missile depot near Kiev with long-range weapons launched from the sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in the morning’s military communiqué that the missile depot for the S-300 and Buk anti-aircraft missile systems had been destroyed in the town of Plesetskoye, 30 kilometers southwest of the Ukrainian capital.

The Russian army also confirmed that on Saturday it attacked with long-range missiles a large fuel base in Lviv, which supplied Ukrainian troops in western regions and those stationed near Kiev.

“Furthermore, high-precision cruise missiles destroyed the workshops of the radio repair factory in Lviv,” he said.

On Saturday, he added, Russian operational and military aviation hit 67 Ukrainian military installations and overnight, Russian air defense systems also destroyed 18 drones.

According to Russia, since the start of what it calls a “special military operation”, its forces have destroyed 289 drones, 1,656 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 169 multiple rocket launchers, 684 pieces of field artillery and mortars, as well as 1,503 units of special military vehicles. EFE

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