The governor of Russia’s Voronezh area says Vladimir Zavadsky died at a fight submit within the ‘special operation zone’.
The deputy commander of Russia’s 14th Army Corps, Major-General Vladimir Zavadsky, has been killed in Ukraine, a prime regional official confirmed.
Zavadsky died “at a combat post in the special operation zone”, Alexander Gusev, the governor of Russia’s Voronezh area, mentioned on Monday with out offering any additional particulars.
The “special military operation” is the time period Russia makes use of to explain the struggle in Ukraine, which it launched in February 2022.
Gusev paid tribute to Zavadsky, calling him “a courageous officer, a real general and a worthy man”.
Zavadsky’s dying marked the seventh major-general confirmed useless by Russia, making him the twelfth senior officer reported deceased for the reason that onset of the struggle, investigative information outlet iStories reported.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Ukrainian authorities reported that their army efficiently downed 10 out of 17 assault drones launched by Russia in a single day.
According to the governor of Ukraine’s Lviv area, three drones focused unspecified infrastructure, inflicting minimal harm with no reported casualties.
Kyiv’s air drive said the drones have been intercepted throughout “various regions”. Simultaneously, six S-300 missiles have been reportedly launched at civilian targets in jap Donetsk and southern Kherson.
At the identical time, Russian officers claimed their forces neutralised at the very least 35 Ukrainian drones.
“An attempt by the Kyiv regime to commit a terrorist attack with aerial drones … was foiled last night,” the Russian Ministry of Defence mentioned in an announcement on Tuesday, including that “22 Ukrainian drones were destroyed and 13 others were intercepted over the Sea of Azov and Crimea”.
“A new attack attempt by the Kyiv regime” on Tuesday morning noticed 4 Ukrainian drones shot down and two intercepted over the Sea of Azov, the ministry mentioned in a separate assertion.
The Crimean Peninsula, annexed by Russia in 2014, serves because the headquarters for Russia’s Black Sea Fleet and an important provide route for his or her forces in southern and jap Ukraine. The area is often topic to assaults from Ukrainian forces.