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Shoigu announced the destruction of 190 foreign mercenaries in two weeks

The head of the military department noted that the joint group of troops continues to effectively hit military infrastructure facilities, as well as facilities that affect the reduction of Ukraine's military potential, with precision-guided strikes.

The head of the military department noted that the joint group of troops continues to effectively hit military infrastructure facilities, as well as facilities that affect the reduction of Ukraine’s military potential, with precision-guided strikes.

“In the course of a special military operation over the past two weeks, over 190 foreign mercenaries, 74 tanks, 235 other armored vehicles, two Hymars multiple rocket launchers and 268 vehicles with heavy machine guns have been destroyed,” Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a conference call.

The head of the military department noted that the joint group of troops continues to effectively hit military infrastructure facilities, as well as facilities that affect the reduction of Ukraine’s military potential, with precision-guided strikes.

“At the same time, exhaustive measures are being taken to prevent the death of Ukrainian citizens. But the Kyiv regime continues to carry out terrorist actions to exterminate the civilian population and destroy social facilities, does not stop shelling the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, evacuation points and places of distribution of humanitarian aid. Targeted strikes are deliberately delivered on clusters of the civilian population,” Shoigu said.

The minister stressed that attacks by enemy air attack weapons are being repelled: over two hundred Hymars rockets have been intercepted over the past ten days.

Sergei Shoigu noted that during the partial mobilization of 300 thousand people, which took place until October 29, at the initial stage “there were shortcomings in the activities of the military commissariats.”

“We have taken urgent measures to improve the organization of their work, and this has borne fruit, all regions have sent to the military units a certain number of mobilized people who have been trained with 3,000 instructors who gained combat experience during a special military operation,” the minister said and thanked the deputies The State Dumas and senators for the prompt adoption of laws aimed at improving the social security of called-up citizens, who have retained jobs, are supported by members of their families.

The head of the military department recalled that citizens called up for military service by mobilization were given a salary in accordance with their position, but not less than 195 thousand rubles per calendar month. Also, since October 1, the monetary allowance of military personnel and the wages of civilian personnel have been increased by 4%. During the year, military pensions increased by 19.5%.

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