Russia destroys extra international weapons in Ukraine – navy

Two British-supplied Harpoon anti-ship missile techniques have been reportedly hit by Russian forces close to Odessa

Russian forces have reportedly destroyed two British-supplied missile techniques in Ukraine, in accordance with a press release by Russia’s Protection Ministry launched on Friday.

Throughout its each day briefing, the ministry revealed a video exhibiting Russian ships firing “high-precision sea-based weapons,” which it claims destroyed two UK-supplied Harpoon anti-ship missile techniques close to the village of Leman in Odessa Area.

Neither Kiev nor London have but confirmed or denied the destruction of the missile techniques.

Over the previous few weeks, Russia’s Protection Ministry has usually reported the destruction of international weaponry that had been provided to Kiev’s forces. On July 6, Russian forces reported the destruction of two US-made HIMARS rocket techniques in Donbass Area in addition to two ammunition depots.

Russia has repeatedly warned Western nations towards offering Kiev with further weaponry, arguing that it could solely serve to extend the battle and create extra long-term issues even past the territory of Ukraine.

Earlier this week, Russian Protection Minister Sergey Shoigu said that among the international weapons supposed for Ukraine had failed to achieve their vacation spot and have been reportedly seen reappearing all through the Center East and ending up on black markets.

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Russia warns West about destiny of weapons despatched to Ukraine

The West has continued to pour in weapons and ammunition into Ukraine. Late final month, the G7 nations pledged to supply help to Ukraine in all doable varieties “for so long as it takes.”

In the meantime, Moscow has insisted that it’ll proceed to designate any shipments of deadly help to Ukraine as respectable targets.

Russia despatched troops into Ukraine on February 24, citing Kiev’s failure to implement the Minsk agreements, designed to provide the areas of Donetsk and Lugansk particular standing inside the Ukrainian state. The protocols, brokered by Germany and France, have been first signed in 2014. Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has since admitted that Kiev’s essential purpose was to make use of the ceasefire to purchase time and “create highly effective armed forces.”

In February 2022, the Kremlin acknowledged the Donbass republics as unbiased states and demanded that Ukraine formally declare itself a impartial nation that can by no means be a part of any Western navy bloc. Kiev insists the Russian offensive was utterly unprovoked.