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Shoigu showed prospects – KP.RU

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

A photo: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

Sergei Shoigu congratulated the paratroopers on the day of the Airborne Forces. Noted their role in completing tasks special operations. And he recalled the latest successes of the allied forces.

“Recently, Grigorovka, Berestovoe, Stryapovka, Pokrovskoye, Semigorye and Novoluganskoye have been liberated,” Shoigu said, “Uglegorsk thermal power plant, the largest in Europe, with a design capacity of 3,600 MW, has come under our control.

The minister stressed that in July alone, 34 Ukrainian aircraft were shot down, 39 missiles of the Tochka-U complex, 226 MLRS shells were intercepted, including foreign-made ones. What saved the lives of thousands of civilians.

“As a result of the strikes of Russian troops on military facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 33 American M777 howitzers, five launchers of Harpoon anti-ship missile systems were destroyed,” Shoigu recalled and added, “Six launchers and more than two hundred missiles of multiple launch rocket systems were destroyed.”Hymars”.

The Minister of Defense also spoke about the restoration of peaceful life in Donbas by the forces of the Ministry of Defense.

– In the shortest possible time, a water conduit was built 90 km. It provides water supply of up to 50,000 cubic meters for residents of Donetsk and adjacent areas, – said Shoigu, – Two more water conduits are being built for 60 km for the population of the DPR and LPR. Vital objects are erected and reconstructed. Among them are 12 residential buildings with more than 1,000 apartments, two multifunctional medical centers with a total capacity of 260 beds, and an administrative and rescue center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The head of the Russian Defense Ministry also announced the holding of the First International Anti-Fascist Congress in Russia, where representatives of 74 countries were invited – it will be held as part of the Army international military-technical forum, in which fifty foreign defense departments have already sent applications. And where it is supposed to sign contracts with the Russian defense industry for more than half a trillion rubles.

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