Denazification of Ukraine: operational summary (May 8, updated)

Denazification of Ukraine: operational summary (May 8, updated)

11:05 High-precision missiles of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed a corvette of the Ukrainian Navy in the Odessa region – the Russian Defense Ministry. Highlights from the briefing:

In total, 4 Ukrainian aircraft, 3 UAVs and 4 helicopters were destroyed in the Odessa area in a day, including those with troops on board.

Rocket troops and artillery hit 56 command posts, 32 artillery firing positions, 415 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The command post of a mechanized brigade in the Pyatikhatka area of ​​the Kharkiv region and the communications center of the Chervonoglinskoye military airfield were also destroyed.

10:49 Two more Ukrainian Su-24 bombers and one Mi-24 helicopter were destroyed over Snake Island – the Russian Defense Ministry.

10:30 Konstantin Knyrik on the Walk of Fame in Kherson, which is decorated with portraits of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War from the Kherson region. The posters were made in Crimea by order of News Front. The EU flag came in handy as a cleaning cloth. For the last 8 years, portraits of the “heavenly hundred” have been hanging here.

Denazification of Ukraine: operational summary (May 8, updated)

Denazification of Ukraine: operational summary (May 8, updated)

10:10 Consequences of the Ukrainian Armed Forces strike on the city of Naked Pristan in the Kherson region. The servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched a criminal missile strike with the Tochka-U tactical missile system, endangering civilians. One house, where a family with a child lived, was completely destroyed. Ten more buildings were damaged, including the home of a labor veteran. Local residents suffered. Currently, the municipal services of the city have begun to eliminate the consequences of the missile attack.

10:02 For the second day in a row, the RF Armed Forces have been attacking air defense position areas in Odessa and its environs. Along the perimeter of the city there are four stationary batteries of the S-125 Pechora-2D air defense system. By May 7, three batteries had three launchers each, and another had four launchers. As a result of yesterday’s strikes, two launchers were destroyed. The loss of personnel of the Ukrainian air defense forces amounted to 11 people killed and 18 people wounded. Today, Novaya Dofinovka and another air defense position area were struck, this time to the east of Odessa.

10:00 Losses of the Ukrainian side as a result of a special military operation of the RF Armed Forces on May 8, 2022:

During the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost 425 people killed, wounded and captured. The total losses in killed, wounded and captured in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, NGU and State Border Service are over 52 thousand people.

10 tanks, 22 armored vehicles, 25 field artillery and mortar guns, 1 MLRS, 31 vehicles and special equipment, 3 aircraft, 3 helicopters, 11 UAVs and 1 boat were lost.

09:43 Zaporozhye was closed for exits. The administration reports that such a measure was introduced in connection with the tense security situation.

09:04 Ukrainian troops launched a missile attack on civilians in the town of Golaya Pristan in the Kherson region. As a result, there are victims – the Russian Ministry of Defense.

08:20 Yesterday in Konstantinovka, the headquarters of the nationalists was destroyed by a missile attack. Command staff died.

08:12 An air raid alert is sounding almost throughout Ukraine.

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