Ukrainian soldiers and partisans destroy Russian electronic warfare systems near Melitopol

22 May, 02:26 PM
Protest against the Russian occupiers in Melitopol (Photo:provided for HB)

Protest against the Russian occupiers in Melitopol (Photo:provided for HB)

Ukraine’s Armed Forces and local resistance groups have destroyed a number of Russian electronic warfare stations near the city of Melitopol in Zaporizhzhya Oblast, Zaporizhzhya Oblast Military Administration reported on the Telegram messenger.

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 The Russian army was using the stations to jam Ukrainian military communications lines.

Besides those stations, Ukrainian soldiers and partisans also destroyed several Russian artillery systems.

“As a response to its losses on the battlefields, the enemy is setting up more checkpoints, where they check not only private cars, but public transportations vehicles as well,” says the report from Zaporizhzhya Oblast Military Administration.

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On May 21, Russian invasion forces shelled civilian infrastructure in Zaporizhzhya region. The towns and villages that were most severely damaged are as follows: Olgovske, Zatyshshya, Gulyaypole, Orihove, Novodanylivka, and Kamyanske.

The Russian army is also making preparations for a potential Ukrainian counteroffensive operation, building fortifications to protect their defensive positions in the parts of southern Ukraine Russia has occupied.

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