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Ukraine Take Down Russian Fighter Jets




Ukraine military on Thursday morning stated that it has shot down five Russian fighter jets.

Naija News reports that the military also stated that a helicopter belonging to Russia was shut down too.

According to the Defence spokesperson of Ukraine, hundreds of Russian troops are likely to have been killed in the incident.

Russia Destroy Ukraine’s Airbases, Air Defences

Recall that Russia on Thursday morning announced that it has destroyed Ukrainian military airbases and its air defence systems.

Naija News reports that this was made known by Russia’s defence ministry.

“Military infrastructure at Ukrainian army air bases has been rendered out of action,” the defence ministry said in a statement.

The Ministry added that Kyiv’s air defence systems were also “eliminated”.

This is coming hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military offensive against Ukraine.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and Editor at Naija News.