MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. The Russian Aerospace Forces have carried out missile strikes on the positions of Ukrainian nationalists, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
"The air attack destroyed a Ukrainian nationalist unit’s strongpoint and disguised armored vehicles," the statement reads.
According to a video released by the ministry, Russian crews operated in pairs, conducting strikes from low and very low altitudes.
The mission of army aircraft involved in Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine is to escort convoys, destroy armored vehicles, transport paratroopers, deliver military supplies and provide air support to troops taking part in the operation.