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Ukrainian army hit air defense radar station in occupied Crimea

Ukrainian army hit air defense radar station in occupied Crimea Ukrainian military (
Author: Maria Kholina

The Ukrainian Defense Forces hit a radar station of the Russian occupiers' air defense system in the temporarily occupied Crimea. The enemy target was located near the village of Rozdolne, according to the Strategic Communications Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The military noted that they had conducted a successful strike this morning, January 30.

The report says that as a result of the combat work of the Armed Forces, a radar station of the Russian air defense system was successfully destroyed near the village of Rozdolne in occupied Crimea.

Explosions in Crimea on January 30

Earlier it was reported that on the night of Tuesday, January 30, explosions were heard in the Ukrainian Crimea, which was captured by Russian invaders. Local media reported a series of explosions.

As the Russian Ministry of Defense later stated, air defense systems were allegedly operating in Crimea and repelled a massive air attack. The ministry said that 21 drones were allegedly shot down there.

Operations of the Defense Forces against targets in Crimea

Earlier, on January 4, powerful explosions were heard in the occupied Sevastopol and Yevpatoria. Before that, the Russian invaders blocked traffic on the Crimean bridge.

Later, the Strategic Communications Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that a Russian occupation troops' assembly point was hit near occupied Sevastopol. The commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Mykola Oleshchuk, said that the operation was carried out with the help of Ukrainian pilots.

In addition, as a result of the actions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces on January 4, Russian ammunition depots were destroyed in Crimea, and the positions of radar stations were damaged.

In the evening and at night on January 6, powerful explosions were heard near Yevpatoria in western Crimea. Eyewitnesses reported an attack on the Saky airfield online. Later, Air Force commander Mykola Oleshchuk said that the Air Force had hit the Saky airfield, which is where another enemy control center was located.