Russian Ministry of Defense: 600 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed

89 Russian soldiers lost their lives in the missile attack carried out by the Ukrainian army on the building where the soldiers were temporarily stationed in the city of Makiivka. Russia, which went on the counter-attack, announced that 600 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a revenge attack on a barracks in Ukraine.

On January 1, the Ukrainian army attacked the building where the Russian troops were temporarily stationed in the city of Makiivka in the Donetsk region with 6 HIMARS missiles made by the USA. While the ceiling and walls of the building were damaged as a result of the attack, it was stated that 89 of the Russian soldiers lost their lives.

They Hit the Ukraine Barracks

While this development had great repercussions in the world, Russia’s revenge was terrible. In the statement made by the Russian Ministry of Defense, there was information that a military barracks was shot down in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, and 600 Ukrainian soldiers were killed.


Spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Defense Igor Konashenkov said in a statement about the attacks carried out by the Russian army on the territory of Ukraine, saying that the location of the Ukrainian soldiers was determined with the support of Russian intelligence, “Russian reconnaissance vehicles found and confirmed the temporary deployment points of Ukrainian army soldiers in the city of Kramatorsk. “More than 600 Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result of rocket fire,” he said.


In his statement, Konashenkov added that 89 Russian soldiers were killed in the rocket attack of the Ukrainian army on the city of Makiivka on the first day of the new year, and that they attacked the city of Kramatorsk in retaliation.

A Ceasefire Was Declared

Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered a ceasefire along the line of contact in Ukraine from 12:00 on January 6 to 00:00 on January 7, due to Orthodox Christmas. It was reported that the Russian army launched an attack about an hour before the temporary ceasefire declared by Russia unilaterally took effect. Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashenko DA said that Russia bombed a fire station in Kherson, a firefighter died and 4 people were injured in the attack. Gerashenko stated that the firefighting equipment and the building were damaged in the attack.

Kiril Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, stated that 4 explosions occurred in the attack and a house near the fire station caught fire. Tymoshenko said that Russia, violating international law, hit the second fire station in Kherson in the last 2 days. In a statement made today by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it was stated that Russia abided by the ceasefire and Ukraine continued to bombard the positions of Russian troops.

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