Russia Destroys Ukie Ballistic Missile Storage with Kinzhal Hypersonic Weapon

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…but before this, watch the Azov (Nazi) Bn. burn a Russian POW alive. (warning and this is very real)

 

On March 19, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed that it has used its hypersonic missile systems to strike targets in Ukraine.

According to the statement, on March 18, a strike with the Kinzhal hypersonic missile system destroyed a large underground storage facility for missiles and aviation ammunition of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Delyatin, Ivano-Frankivsk Region.

At the same time, Russian forces used the Bastion coastal missile system to strike and destroy radio surveillance centers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Velikiy Dalnik and Velikodolynskoye, Odessa Region.

The Russian side says that during the night of March 19, 69 Ukrainian military facilities were targeted by Russian tactical, army and unmanned aviation. Among them: four command posts, including the brigade command post in Zabuyanye, four anti-aircraft missile systems (three S-300s and one Buk-M1), one radar guiding and targeting station, three multiple rocket launchers, 12 rocket and artillery weapons depots and 43 equipment accumulation sites. Air defence means of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down 12 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in the air.

According to the Russian side, since the start of the military operation, Russian forces have destroyed 196 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles, 1,438 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 145 multiple rocket launchers, 556 field artillery and mortars, as well as 1,237 units of special military vehicles.

On top of this, the Russian side released a fresh video of strikes on military targets in Ukraine.

As to the military developments on the ground, the situation in the north and northeast of Ukraine (Kyiv, Sumy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv) remained relatively same. The main military developments are ongoing in the south and east.

As of March 19, even pro-Kyiv sources confirm that fighting reached the center of the city amid the successful evacuation of civilians from the area by Russian and DPR forces.

Local members of pro-Kyiv units complain that their MANPADs do not work against Russian aviation and ask Zelensky for air defense means. Apparently, they do not know that Kyiv authorities already claimed that they will not going to try to de-block the city.

A detained member of pro-Kyiv forces confirm earlier reports that members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, in particular the Azov battalion, prevent evacuation of civilians and even open fire at them if they try to leave Mariupol:

Images of Mariupol city show the blocked roads and the evacuation of civilians towards the DPR-controlled area:

Russia Launches Hypersonic Missile On Military Facility In Ukraine. Clashes Reach Center Of Mariupol

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Russia Launches Hypersonic Missile On Military Facility In Ukraine. Clashes Reach Center Of Mariupol

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At the same time, DPR units reportedly entered the town of Mariinka in the sector east of Donetsk city. This area is a well-fortified strongpoint of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Its fall will mark the further collapse of pro-Kyiv forces’ defense east of Donetsk.

The fighting continues in the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk agglomeration amid efforts to LPR troops to outflank defense of Kyiv’s forces there. The town of Rubezhone just north of Severodonetsk and Lysichansk is already being secured by LPR forces.

The situation for pro-Kyiv forces has significantly deteriorated in Mykolaiv Region. The provincial capital is almost fully blocked by advancing Russian troops. Local authorities loyal to Kyiv complain about strikes of ‘civilian targets’ (i.e. military infrastructure) and vow to defeat the ‘aggressor’. The advance in Mykolaiv Region creates a strong foothold for further operations on the western bank of Dnipro River in the south of Ukraine. Nonetheless, the storm of the city itself will likely not take place in the coming days.

The main focus of the Russian side is currently the elimination of the grouping of pro-Kiyv forces in the region of Donbass.

The impact of the strike on a facility with Ukrainian combat aircraft at the aircraft repair plant in the city of Lviv:

Russia Launches Hypersonic Missile On Military Facility In Ukraine. Clashes Reach Center Of Mariupol

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Meanwhile, the Ukrainian leadership inspired by the Russian attempts to avoid civilian casualties by avoiding the storm of Kyiv continues to make victorious statements. Just on March 19, Volodimir Zelensky released a new statement claiming that he is ready for negotiations to restore ‘territorial integrity’ of Ukraine.

“It’s time to meet. Time to speak. Time has come to restore territorial integrity and justice for Ukraine,” he said.

In other words, NATO-backed Ukrainian speaking heads continue to pretend that they are in the position to make demands. No doubts, if one believes Ukrainian media, he will expect to see Ukrainian battle tanks in Moscow city soon.

The day before, the head of the Russian negotiating delegation, Vladimir Medinsky, said that the representatives of Kyiv and Moscow were able to “bring their positions as close as possible” on one of the key points of the negotiations – the issues of the neutral status of Ukraine and its non-entry into NATO. Apparently, this became possible after NATO repeatedly publicly signaled that it is not gong to accept Ukraine as a member state any time in the foreseeable future. So, now, the Kyiv government tries to pretend that the understanding of this ‘complex matter’ is a signal of the readiness of Moscow to accept Kyiv’s demands.

The Russian military has said it used its state-of-the-art Kinzhal hypersonic missiles to destroy an arms depot near the city of Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine.

The strike with the air-launched missile system took place on Friday, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said during a briefing.

It targeted “a large underground depot of missiles and aerial munitions of the Ukrainian forces” in the village of Deliatyn, he added.

Kinzhal, which means ‘dagger’ in English, was used by the Russian military for the first time since the start of the Ukrainian conflict on February 24.

Those munitions are said to be able to penetrate any existing air defenses by traveling at a whopping speed of up to Mach 10 and constantly maneuvering during their flight.

Kinzhal missiles are carried by MiG-31K supersonic interceptor aircraft, which NATO calls ‘Foxhound’.

The hardware is one of several hypersonic systems prepared for the country’s military in recent years, together with the Avangard glider, which is fitted on silo-based ICBMs, and Zircon (Tsirkon) missiles, developed for the navy.

Moscow sent its troops into Ukraine last month following a seven-year standoff over Kiev’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements, and Russia’s eventual recognition of the breakaway Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. The German- and French-brokered protocols had been designed to regularize the status of those regions within the Ukrainian state.

Russia has now demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself a neutral country that will never join the US-led NATO military bloc. Kiev insists the Russian offensive was completely unprovoked and has denied claims it was planning to retake the two republics by force.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Contrast the treatment of an Azov prisoner by Chechens earlier and this satanic cross burning should stir the soul of Christian revusion against the Khazar scum administration in Kiev and their Western backers the world over. Satan rules.

  2. The public has gotten used to red ink public funding, feeling no pain of its ever having to be paid back. Even college students are in play politically not, putting out that withour loan forgiveness for them Biden might lose a close election. When people see others getting handouts, they want in, and it quickly becomes the go to demand, ‘give me something to get my vote’.

  3. Burning a POW alive on a cross, must have been a request by the Bloodlust Zio-Tel Aviv crowd, like when they watched people jumping to their death on 9/11…Dancing Israeli’s anyone?…

    Just read Zelensky have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize…White flag of surrender is overdue…

    BDS 2022

  4. Based on my 40 years experience buying bombs and bullets for the US Army, these contractors aren’t just drooling they are ejaculating all over each other. Crude analogy? They are all money grubbing scum run by Wall Street and chicken shit retired military officers. There is no stopping the arms race until the US population has these weapons turned against them.

    • Make no mistake all these sophisticated deadly weapons will end up in the unintended hands and will kill innocent people, may be right in the good old USA.
      The republicans and democrats will move heaven and earth to flood Ukraine with endless US dollars and weapons. President Biden could end this war yesterday if he wanted to but he wont and I am trying to figure out what is his obsession with Ukraine.

  5. The missile companies are drooling. Every time weapon capability escalates, is our chance to stop. The priority for the US is to incentivize locally produced food and good agriculture practices. No more money for missiles.

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