WELCOME TO HELL: Ukrainian Forces Pound Russian Artillery Positions In Open Field

This aerial footage shows blast after blast hitting Russian artillery positions on an open field in Ukraine.

Newsflash obtained the video from the 59th Motorised Brigade – a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces – earlier today (Tuesday, 10th May).

The brigade said (in Ukrainian): “New series Orcs Welcome to Hell.

Ukrainian 59th Motorized Infantry Brigade named after Yakov Gandziuk destroyed the Russian self-propelled artillery unit 2C19 “Msta-C”. (@59ompbr.com.ua/Newsflash)

“The military 59th separate motorised infantry brigade named after Yakov Gandziuk destroyed the racist self-propelled artillery installation 2C19 ‘Msta-C’.

“This deadly machine – a long-range 152-millimetre howitzer – brought by the Russians to our land to kill Ukrainians, is now lying in a pile of scrap, littering the Ukrainian field. Along with it, several 122-millimetre D-30 installations were distributed by our soldiers.

“Well, the day was productive.

Ukrainian 59th Motorized Infantry Brigade named after Yakov Gandziuk destroyed the Russian self-propelled artillery unit 2C19 “Msta-C”. (@59ompbr.com.ua/Newsflash)

“But the real harvest is still ahead.”

The 59th Motorised Brigade is garrisoned in Haisyn, which is a town in Vinnytsia Oblast, in central Ukraine.

The brigade did not specify where in Ukraine the strikes were filmed.

Russia troops invaded Ukraine on 24th February in what the Kremlin is now calling a “special military operation” to “protect Donbass”. Today marks the 76th day of the invasion.

Ukrainian 59th Motorized Infantry Brigade named after Yakov Gandziuk destroyed the Russian self-propelled artillery unit 2C19 “Msta-C”. (@59ompbr.com.ua/Newsflash)

From 24th February to 10th May, the total combat losses of Russian troops stand at around 26,000 personnel, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian military also says that Russia has lost 1,170 tanks, 2,808 armoured fighting vehicles, 519 artillery systems, 185 multiple launch rocket systems, 87 anti-aircraft systems, 199 warplanes, 158 helicopters, 1,980 motor vehicles, 10 fuel tankers, 12 vessels, 380 unmanned aerial vehicles, 41 units of special equipment and 94 cruise missiles.

The footage comes as a shopping centre and a depot in the south-western port city of Odesa were hit by Russian missile strikes, reportedly killing one and injuring five.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksyy has warned that the Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea poses a threat to global food supplies.

Ukrainian 59th Motorized Infantry Brigade named after Yakov Gandziuk destroyed the Russian self-propelled artillery unit 2C19 “Msta-C”. (@59ompbr.com.ua/Newsflash)

Meanwhile, Russian forces are conducting “storming operations” at the Azovstal metallurgical plant in the besieged port city of Mariupol in south-eastern Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister has said there are more than 1,000 troops – hundreds of whom are injured – holed up in the steelworks.

And the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine says it has received reports of rape, forced nudity and sexual violence following a visit to 14 towns in Kyiv and Chernihiv Oblasts.

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