"The group of Russians that committed shelling of the Azov-Mariupol direction was eliminated. Up to 170 people were turned into 'cargo-200'. Position of the 439th Multiple Rocket Launcher Brigade near Dokuchaievsk was subjected to fire strike yesterday. One battalion was completely destroyed, according to preliminary data. The losses total up to 170 people," the report reads.
"The equipment of the mentioned detachment consisted of 300-mm Smerch multiple rocket launchers, the estimated composition of the battalion is 4 MLRSes (the brigade consists of three Smerch battalions which is 12 launchers totally). Perhaps the other two battalions of the brigade are located on the other sections of the Russian-Ukrainian border.
"The 439th Perekopsk, Order of Kutuzov, Guards Multiple Rocket Launcher Artillery Brigade is from the military base #69673 of the Southern Military District, based in Astrakhan region, in the city of Znamensk near Kapustin Yar missile range. The brigade has 12 units of 300-mm Smerch multiple rocket launchers (9A52 missiles) and 21 units of 220-mm Uragan multiple rocket launchers in operational service," the Azov volunteer battalion informs.