Shoigu announced the destruction of six HIMARS installations | News from Germany about Ukraine | DW

On the 160th day of the full-scale Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to capture the settlements of the neighboring country. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both sides of the conflict from independent sources. According to the UN, about 14 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW continues to follow developments Tuesday, August 2 (Moscow time).


Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russian military destroyed six American MLRS HIMARS in Ukraine. On July 22, the Ministry of Defense announced that four HIMARS launchers had been destroyed between July 5 and 20. The Armed Forces of Ukraine called these messages “fakes”. Representatives of the Pentagon also called the statements of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation erroneous, adding that they do not have data confirming the loss of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at least one such installation. In July The US Department of Defense announcedwhich transferred 12 out of 20 HIMARS systems to Ukraine.

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