Special operation in Ukraine on March 18: latest news for today
Russian special operation Ukraine runs from 24 February. We have collected the latest news about NWO for today, March 18, 2023.
Drone-kamikaze “Privet-82” will go to the special operation zone in April
In April 2023, Russian military personnel will begin using the Hi-82 aircraft-type kamikaze drone during hostilities in Ukraine. About it writes TASS with reference to the information of the design bureau (KB) “Oko”.
It is specified that the bureau has already created 33 serial samples of the Hi-82 kamikaze drone. Representatives of the organization assured that they were already preparing several batches for shipment, drones were purchased for testing during the fighting in Ukraine. The report states that volunteer associations will use Hi-82 drones as early as April this year.
The DNR told about the attempt of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to enter Artemovsk from Chasov Yar
The Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to enter Artemovsk (Ukrainian name – Bakhmut) from the territory of Chasov Yar. Russian troops successfully stopped their actions. This was stated by the adviser to the interim head of the DPR Jan Gagin, transmits newspaper “Izvestia”.
He said that Ukrainian servicemen gathered in a group in Chasov Yar and launched a counteroffensive, but their attempt ended in failure. Gagin added that the forces of the Ukrainian army in this direction should not be underestimated.
The adviser to the acting head of the DPR indicated that there are currently about 10,000 Ukrainian soldiers in Artemovsk.
In Britain, they talked about the use of century-old machine guns by the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The Armed Forces of Ukraine use 19th century machine guns in Artemivsk (Ukrainian name – Bakhmut), as there are not enough modern weapons to fight Russia. According to The Telegraph, transmits “Lenta.ru”.
Soldiers in bunkers fire Maxim machine guns associated with the colonial era and World War I.
The article notes that the Ukrainian side is experiencing a shortage of modern weapons.
Ukrainian soldier Vladislav, in an interview with The Telegraph, said that he often saw “Maxim” in stationary positions. He called the old machine guns a formidable weapon that can cause a lot of problems to the enemy if used correctly.