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Iskra: Russian military destroyed five Greek BMP-1s handed over to Kyiv in Donbass

The Russian military destroyed five Greek BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles after they were handed over to the Ukrainian side and sent to Donbass. About it informs Greek edition of Iskra.

According to the publication, this happened on October 28 during the suppression of the offensive of the Armed Forces by Russian forces. Ukraine (APU) in the village of Berestovoe in the Kharkiv region. “As a result, 150 Ukrainian soldiers were killed or injured, one tank and five BMP-1s, four armored personnel carriers and nine pickup trucks converted into combat vehicles were destroyed,” the newspaper said.

It is noted that the Greek infantry fighting vehicles were destroyed by artillery fire and 152-mm Krasnopol guided missiles. Iskra writes that Kyiv sent the delivered Greece cars to the front line, as they were in excellent condition. They were mainly used in the area Kherson.

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“It hurts the hearts of the Greek military when they saw the BMP-1 of the Greek army burning like torches on the Ukrainian plains, serving the regime [президента Украины Владимира] Zelensky,” the newspaper notes. One of the military told the portal that Athens made “superhuman efforts” to keep them in excellent working order and subsequently transfer them to Kyiv free of charge.

The material also noted that one of the BMPs had the coat of arms of the Greek Armed Forces. “They were sent into battle in such a hurry that they didn’t even have time to paint or remove the emblem, it is so “respected” in the government and the leadership of the armed forces,” writes Iskra.

Earlier in Ministry of Defense of Russia declaredthat operational-tactical and army aviation, missile forces and artillery hit five command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) near the village of Krasny Liman in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).

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