The footage shows the moment the Russian military vehicle, nestled on the road, is hit and blown up.
The images were obtained from the 63rd Separate Mechanised Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Thursday, 8th February, along with a statement saying: “Bukhankocide continues – a fresh hit by the pilots of the 63rd Brigade’s RUBAK at an enemy vehicle.”
Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022 in what the Kremlin is still calling a “special military operation.” Today marks the 715th day of the full-scale war.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between 24th February 2022 and 8th February 2024, Russia had lost approximately 392,380 personnel, 6,383 tanks, 11,899 armoured combat vehicles, 9,411 artillery units, 980 multiple launch rocket systems, 666 air defence systems, 332 warplanes, 325 helicopters, 7,191 drones, 1,880 cruise missiles, 24 warships, 1 submarine, 12,513 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 1,505 units of special equipment.
US Senate Republicans have blocked a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening US-Mexico border security and providing further aid to Ukraine, despite lengthy negotiations.
However, there is reportedly still potential for the separate approval of aid for Ukraine and Israel, decoupled from the border issue.
Ukraine has called on the West to accelerate and increase deliveries of artillery shells following a Russian missile attack that killed at least four people in Kyiv and wounded over 40 others.
Additionally, one person died in the southern Mykolaiv region, raising concerns about the need for increased support.
Leaked documents have revealed that Russia paid Iran USD 1.75 billion in gold for Shahed drones used in Ukraine.
The deal, averaging USD 193,000 per drone for 6,000 units, includes licensing fees for Russia to produce cheaper copies of the drones.
The Prana Network hacker group obtained the files from Sahara Thunder, the drones’ Iranian manufacturer.
The Ukrainian parliament has passed a bill at its first reading. Tightening army mobilisation rules to draft more individuals as the war with Russia enters its third year.
The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Russian-occupied Ukraine has been described as “relatively stable” by the UN’s nuclear energy chief, Rafael Grossi.
Grossi, who visited the plant while escorted by Russian soldiers, inspected water supply wells drilled after the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam. On 6th June 2023, which the European Parliament condemned as a Russian war crime on 15th June 2023.
The German government is considering nationalising Russian oil company Rosneft’s operations in Germany after Moscow invaded Ukraine.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has warned that Germany cannot fully compensate if the US fails to deliver weapons to Ukraine, expressing concern about the current situation.
Russia’s economy purportedly grew by 3.6 per cent in 2023, fuelled by increased military spending due to the Ukraine offensive. Although the Russian authorities have acknowledged ongoing economic hurdles.