Russian invasion update: Enemy loses 7 planes, 11 helicopters, columns of equipment, fuel convoy over past day


The situation regarding the Russian invasion:


The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine informs that the occupiers lost three SU-30 aircraft, 11 helicopters, two SU-25 aircraft, two IL-76 aircraft, a column of equipment, and fuel convoy over past day.


This is the data provided only by the Command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to a statement by the Verkhovna Rada posted on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.


It is reported that Ukraine’s air defense continues to inflict significant losses on the occupiers’ aircraft, armored vehicles, and manpower.


“On February 26, the Russian-occupation forces lost at least 11 helicopters of various types, three Su-30 SM fighters, two Su-25 assault aircraft and IL-76 military transport aircraft with paratroopers.


Enemy equipment was destroyed: Su-27 fighters, combat squads of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 and Buk M-1,” the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine informs.


Also, a Su-24M front-line bomber of the Ukrainian Air Force destroyed a column of 20 units of military equipment with one strike.


“The crew of the Bayraktar TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle system worked brilliantly, destroying an entire railway convoy with fuel and lubricants,” the General Staff added.


Russian president Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine on February 24 and launched a large-scale invasion.


Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure for four days already, while missiles have been hitting residential buildings.


Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced.


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