The Ukrainian army reportedly began using new artillery supplies from President Zelensky’s international allies as Russian army bases came under attack.
Shocking footage from the frontline in Ukraine reportedly showed a military base established by Vladimir Putin’s troops moments after it was devastated by a missile strike.
In the video clip, fire burns the remains of several military vehicles marked with the iconic Russian symbol “Z” in support of the Kremlin’s “special military operation”.
In a recently announced military support package for Ukraine’s defense, the US government included eight high-mobility artillery rocket systems and munitions believed to be responsible for the strike in the video.
As the video surfaced on social media, further analysis of the scene suggested possible coordinates for the site that would place the destroyed base near the Ukrainian town of Izyum.
The city is located in the Kharkiv region, just outside the Donbass region and east of Severodonetsk.
The video shows a group of military vehicles, clearly marked with a “Z”, among the burning rubble of the old base.
It has been suggested that the Russian military used the site to store vital equipment which has now been devastated by the rocket attack.
On Thursday, Ukraine’s defense minister announced that US high-mobility artillery rocket systems had arrived in the country.
In his statement, Oleksii Reznikov said, “Thank you to my colleague and friend Secretary of Defense Lloyd J, Austin III for these powerful tools!
“The summer will be hot for the Russian occupiers and the last for some of them.”
Mr. Reznikov’s bold statement left no doubt that the Ukrainian military would use powerful American artillery to launch calculated attacks against Russian forces.
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The destruction of the Russian military base will certainly deal a devastating blow to President Putin’s occupying forces, as the Kremlin has constantly struggled to replace military equipment lost during the war.
Intelligence reports suggest that Putin’s troops are using increasingly outdated military equipment as Russian forces have become dependent on stockpiles of Soviet-era equipment to continue the invasion.
In addition, the abundant availability of adequately trained ground troops is also a growing concern for Moscow, with the British Ministry of Defense noting cases of retired Russian servicemen fighting on the front line.
Despite the capture of Severodonetsk by the Russians, intelligence data suggests that the invading forces will find it difficult to continue their advance unless reliable supply routes are established to supply the fighting forces.
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