The footage shows a number of Ukrainian kamikaze drones honing in on their targets and hitting them, taking out Russian soldiers in a trench and Russian dugouts.
The images were obtained from the 109th Separate Mountain Assault Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Tuesday, 6th February, along with a statement saying. “Explosive thrashing. The strike team of the 109th separate mountain assault battalion of the 10th separate mountain assault brigade ‘Edelweiss’.”
Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022 in what the Kremlin is still calling a “special military operation.” Today marks the 713th day of the full-scale war.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between 24th February 2022 and 6th February 2024. Russia had lost approximately 390,580 personnel, 6,365 tanks, 11,857 armoured combat vehicles, 9,367 artillery units, 979 multiple launch rocket systems. 665 air defence systems, 332 warplanes, 324 helicopters, 7,173 drones, 1,848 cruise missiles, 24 warships, 1 submarine, 12,453 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 1,496 units of special equipment.
Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed extending martial law and general mobilisation in Ukraine for 90 days, addressing ongoing security concerns.
Kyiv Mayor Vitalii Klitschko has opposed the potential replacement of military commander-in-chief General Valerii Zaluzhnyi. Citing public trust in the armed forces under his leadership.
Tensions between Klitschko and President Zelenskiy persist amid discussions of personnel changes.
Russia has acknowledged the death of senior occupation official Alexey Poteleshchenko in a bombing in Russian-held Lysychansk, contradicting earlier claims of civilian casualties.
Poteleshchenko, previously a pro-Russian militiaman, was serving as the minister of emergencies in the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic at the time of his death.
US Senate Republicans aligned with Donald Trump have backed away from a bipartisan bill, including wartime aid for Ukraine.
Democratic and Republican negotiators have proposed a USD 118 billion package covering border enforcement and aid for Ukraine, Israel, and other allies. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson has warned that the deal faces opposition in the House.
The Ministry of Defence of the Netherlands is set to deliver six additional F-16 fighter aircraft to Ukraine, According to Defence Minister Kajsa Ollongren.