Ukraine's guided missile destroys Russian tank near Kherson | Watch
- Images and footage were released by Ukrainian military officials
- The Stugna-P is a Ukrainian-made, anti-tank guided missile
- The clip was taken near Kherson, not far from the strategically vital port city of Odesa
Ukrainian Marines were successful in destroying a Russian tank with a Stugna-P guided missile near Kherson – a Moscow-occupied city in southern Ukraine. This comes after Ukraine were able to force Moscow's troops from the strategically important Snake Island.
Images and footage were released by Ukrainian military officials. The clip showed the missile being fired before it hits a Russian tank. The Stugna-P is a Ukrainian-made, anti-tank guided missile that was designed in the early 2010s.
The clip was taken near Kherson, not far from the city of Mykolaiv and the strategically vital port city of Odesa.
"Anti-tankers of the Odesa marine brigade destroyed another Russian tank in the Kherson direction with the help of a 'Stugna-P' ATGM [anti-tank guided missile]," the 35th Marine Infantry Brigade, officially the "35th Marine Infantry Brigade Named after Rear-Admiral Mykhailo Ostrogradsky," said in a short statement obtained Friday.
The 35th Marine Infantry Brigade is part of the Ukrainian Navy.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between February 24 and July 1, Russia lost about 35,750 personnel, 1,577 tanks, 3,736 armored combat vehicles, 796 artillery units, 246 multiple launch rocket systems, 105 air defense systems, 217 warplanes, 186 helicopters, 645 drones, 143 cruise missiles, 15 warships, 2,610 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 61 units of special equipment.
However, these figures cannot be independently verified.
Just close to location of the offensive, a missile strike believed to be by Russia, at least 19 people, including two children, according to regional governor Maksym Marchenko. Authorities said that more than 30 people were hospitalized.
Meanwhile, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said that getting. Russian forces out of Ukraine completely was a "realistic" ambition
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that a new "iron curtain" is appearing between Russia and the West.