WATCH: Ukraine captures Lieutenant Colonel of Russian Armed Forces in Kharkiv

WATCH: Ukraine captures Lieutenant Colonel of Russian Armed Forces in Kharkiv Credit: Twitter @TpyxaNews

Members of the Ukraine Armed Forces have reportedly captured a Lieutenant Colonel of the Russian Armed Forces in the Kharkiv operating zone, as reported on September 7.

Footage of Ukraine allegedly capturing a Lieutenant Colonel of the Russian Armed Forces in Kharkiv was shared on Twitter:

“Lieutenant Colonel of the RF Armed Forces was captured in the Kharkiv direction.”

The original video was posted by military and political commentator Oleksandr Kovalenko on his Telegram channel.

“Oops, what a valuable exchange piece our fighters got in the Kharkiv operating zone – a lieutenant colonel! Well, let’s put it this way – it’s certainly good, but there aren’t many prisoners!”, Oleksandr Kovalenko wrote.

The news follows reports of Ukraine’s Armed Forces destroying a Russian Su-25 aircraft, a Ka-52 helicopter and five cruise missiles on Tuesday, September 6.

Ukraine reported the destruction of a Russian  Su-25 aircraft and a Ka-52 helicopter on the official Facebook page of by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The statement read:

“In general, the air defense units of our troops destroyed: a Su-25 aircraft, a Ka-52 helicopter, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and five X-101 cruise missiles.”

“Missile troops and artillery of land groupings continue to carry out the tasks of fire damage to manpower and combat equipment, counter-battery combat, disruption of the enemy’s control system and logistical support.”


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