The Ukrainian military has claimed that it has defeated a regiment of Russian troops and killed its commander, Col. A. Zakharov.
They were said to have achieved the feat in Brovary, northeast of Kyiv.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense said on Thursday that “The commander of the occupier’s regiment, Colonel Zakharov, was liquidated.
“During the battle in the Brovary district of Kyiv region, the battalion tactical group (BTGr) of the 6th tank regiment (Chebarkul) of the 90th tank division of the Central Command suffered significant losses of personnel and equipment,” the ministry said on Twitter.
According to CNN, a geolocated and verified video shared by Ukranian defense ministry shows a Russian military column coming under attack and retreating.
The military shared videos of the aftermath, which showed a number of destroyed vehicles.
Russia wants to completely encircle Kyiv and are approaching the capital city from the northeast and east.
However, Ukrainian anti-tank weapons have held them off so far.
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