Watch: Ukraine carried out airstrike on Russian territory, hit fuel depots
KYIV, ($1=29.59 Ukrainian Hryvnias) — Rockets fired by Ukrainian military helicopters hit fuel depots in the Russian city of Belgorod, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. The information comes from a Russian employee of the oil company Rosneft, whose warehouses are on fire.
A video has been circulating on the Internet alleging that Ukrainian helicopters fired rockets that hit patrol depots and caused a fire. BulgarianMilitary.com cannot confirm the authenticity of the distributed video footage.
According to media reports, there are two injured employees. The rockets were fired from low altitudes, Vyacheslav Gladkov, a regional governor, told his Telegram channel. The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine could not be reached for comment.
2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
On 21 February 2022, the Russian government claimed that Ukrainian shelling had destroyed an FSB border facility on the Russia Ukraine border, and claimed that it had killed 5 Ukrainian soldiers who tried to cross into Russian territory. Ukraine denied being involved in both incidents and called them a false flag.
On the same day, the Russian government formally recognized the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR as independent states, according to Putin not only in their de-facto controlled areas, but the Ukrainian Oblasts as a whole, and Putin ordered Russian troops, including tanks, to enter the regions.
On 24 February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine by Russian Armed Forces previously concentrated along the border. The invasion followed by targeted airstrikes of military buildings in the country, as well as tanks entering via the Belarus border.
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