Special operation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and events in Ukraine April 14, day

Residents of the Kharkov region meet a column of the Russian army.


DISCLOSURE: Sourced from Russian government funded media

VT believes a missile was fired from the US air base in Romania guided by American AEGIS radar in Constanza….very dangerous and there will be retaliation…which America will not report.  War is all about lies.

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Briefing by the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov as of 10.00 on April 14, 2022 on the progress of the special operation in Ukraine:

The armed forces of the Russian Federation continue to conduct a special military operation in Ukraine.

– During the night of April 14, 12 enemy targets were destroyed by high-precision weapons. Including: in the settlements of VELIKAYA MIKHAILOVKA and BOGATYR two warehouses of rocket and artillery weapons of Ukrainian troops;

A Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter jet, a Mi-8 helicopter and a Bayraktar TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle were destroyed at the DNEPR airfield.

– Operational-tactical aviation hit 48 military facilities of Ukraine in a day. Among them: two command posts, a radar station, two positions of a multiple launch rocket system, an artillery battery, six depots of missile and artillery weapons, as well as 48 areas of concentration of Ukrainian military equipment.

– Missile forces and artillery hit 770 objects, including 9 command posts, 101 strongholds, 548 areas of accumulation of manpower and firepower of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 110 artillery firing positions, the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system and an ammunition depot.

– In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed:

  • 131 planes and 104 helicopters,
  • 245 anti-aircraft missile systems,
  • 448 unmanned aerial vehicles,
  • 2179 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles,
  • 248 multiple launch rocket systems,
  • 944 field artillery and mortar guns,
  • 2088 units of special military vehicles.

– During the operation to liberate the city of MARIUPOL, 134 more Ukrainian servicemen, including 14 officers, voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered overnight.

In just one day, 1,160 Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th Marine Brigade voluntarily surrendered. Among them, 176 officers.

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Losses of the Ukrainian side as a result of a special military operation of the RF Armed Forces on April 14, 2022 – RYBAR .

– During the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost 731 people killed, wounded and captured. 460 people were taken prisoner in all areas of combat operations.

All data are predictable: the Ukrainian side in internal reports does not have the exact number of casualties for each category.

There is no communication with some units, and they are listed as missing, some equipment can be restored after the strike. Therefore, in the internal reports of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the tendency always goes to underestimate the real number of losses.

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The Ukrainian military, who voluntarily laid down their arms, spoke about the order of the “Right Sector” * banned in Russia * to shoot civilians in Rubizhne.

“I witnessed how the “Right Sector” brought us 20 civilian civilians to Rubezhnoye, they had white bandages on their hands … And there was a command to shoot them. To our question why to do this, the elder replied that it would be revenge for Bucha, the civilians killed, it seems, like in Bucha. We refused to do so, for which we were disarmed and lowered into a pit.”

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On Wednesday, the US government approved a new $800 million military aid package for Ukraine. It includes, among other things, 11 Mi-17 multi-purpose helicopters, which were previously planned to be transferred to the Afghan Armed Forces.

In addition, the package will include:

– 18 155-mm howitzers, as well as 40,000 ammunition for them.

– Mobile radar stations, including 10 AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder mobile anti-battery systems and 2 AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel airborne target detection radars. The training of operators of these systems will be carried out by American instructors;

– 200 armored personnel carriers M113;

– 100 Humvees;

– 500 Javelin ATGMs and hundreds of other anti-tank missiles;

– 300 unnamed Switchblade loitering ammunition;

– Patrol boats for coastal defense (unmanned);

– Anti-personnel mines M18A1 Claymore;

– C-4 explosives and demolition equipment;

– Means of radiation, chemical and biological protection;

– Medical equipment.

– 30 thousand sets of body armor and helmets.

– Over 2000 optical sights and laser rangefinders.

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The Russian Defense Ministry spoke about the situation with the Moskva missile cruiser:

– The source of ignition on the cruiser “Moskva” is localized. There is no open fire. Explosions of ammunition have been stopped.

– Cruiser “Moskva” retains buoyancy. The main missile armament was not damaged.

– The crew was evacuated to the ships of the Black Sea Fleet in the area.

– Arrangements are being made to tow the cruiser to port.

The cause of the fire is being established.

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Dmitry Konanykhin comments on Moscow :

– From the point of view of planning actions at sea, this is a big question – who guessed to drag a large old ship for a point-blank strike and did not open / did not take into account the deployment of a modern coastal missile system at a minimum distance.

– From a historical point of view, there was such a battleship “Petropavlovsk”, on March 31 (April 13), 1904, which exploded in a minefield set by the Japanese. Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov and artist Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin died on board. The death of “Petropavlovsk” on a mine led to the invention by the Russians of a new type of weapon – an underwater mine layer.

– From an informational point of view – in three days there will be other news and all the same identical television shows with outsiders and uninvolved screamers.

– From a military-technical point of view – the era of large sailboats, large airships, large slow-moving bombers always ends.

– From an engineering point of view, this is an indicator of the correctness of the appearance of a “mosquito” caliber fleet – RTOs with “Caliber” and, in the future, with hypers on board.

I repeat, this operation will be studied in all military academies of the world. And in the naval academies, of course.

The enemy will be defeated. Victory will be ours.

In the title photo: The crew of the missile cruiser “Moskva” stoically fought for the survivability of their native ship, trying to reach the harbor of Sevastopol on their own at low speed. After they failed to cope with the source of fire on their own, a decision was made to evacuate, the Rybar telegram channel writes.


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  1. Absolutely no confidence in Biden, or his strain of PNAC neocons. This all feels as helpless and hopeless as Bush~the~lessor and the run-up to Iraq in 2003.

  2. I hope there is an article later describing your reasons for believing it to be a US attack. I thought that NATO might have snuck in a more advanced anti-ship system than what Russians were expecting. That combined with NATO intelligence on the location and what not doesn’t really make it any better. UK was giving Zelensky hundreds of millions of dollars to delay negotiations waiting for a big victory to increase their bargaining position.

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