Shooting in Belgorod: eleven killed in Russian military training camp, ministry of defense says

Eleven people were shot dead to a Russian military training camp, Ministry of Defense says, in the latest blow to the forces of President Vladimir Putin since invasion of Ukraine.RIA news the agency quoted the ministry as saying 15 others people were injured in the shooting on Saturday in the southwestern Belgorod region which borders Ukraine when two men fired down a group who he had volunteered to participate in war.

He said the two attackers – citizens from an unspecified former Soviet Republic – had been shot dead.

The attack took place a week later, the peninsula annexed to Russia by Ukraine in 2014. Previously in war, Russia’s flagship in the Black Sea blew up and sank. “During a firearms training session with individuals who voluntarily expressed a desire to participate in the special military operation (against Ukraine), the terrorists opened fire with small arms on the personnel of unity, “RIA quoted a statement from the defense ministry. A day earlier, Putin told Russia should to be over in two weeks, promising the end of a divisive mobilization that has seen hundreds of thousands of men summoned to fight in Ukraine and a huge number of people flee the country.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on On Saturday he said Ukrainian troops were still holding the strategic eastern city of Bakhmut despite repeated Russian attacks while the situation in the largest Donbas region it remained very difficult.

Although the Ukrainian troops have recaptured thousands of them of square kilometers of Earth in recent offensive in east and south, officials say progress it might slow down once Kyiv’s forces meet more determined resistance. Ukrainian forces and civilians rely on on Starlink Internet service provided by Elon Musk’s SpaceX space company. Mr. Musk on Friday said he could no longer afford to fund the service but on On Saturday he said he would continue to do so. Mr. Zelenskyy said nearly 65,000 Russians have been killed so far since the February 24 invasion – a far cry higher compared to that of Moscow official Estimated on 21 September of 5,937 dead. In August, the Pentagon said Russia suffered between 70,000 and 80,000 casualties, killed or injured.

Mr. Putin ordered the mobilization three weeks ago, part of an answer to Russian battlefield defeats in Ukraine. He has also proclaimed annexation of four Ukrainian provinces partially occupied and threatened to do so use nuclear weapons.

Mr. Zelenskyy, speaking in an evening speech, also he said Russian missiles and drones had continued to do so hit Ukrainian cities, causing destruction and casualties.Kyiv on On Friday he said he expects the US and Germany to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft systems this month help stick up for against the missiles. The combat is particularly intense in the eastern provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk on the border with Russia. Together they do up the largest industrial Donbas, which Moscow does not yet have completely captureRussian forces have repeatedly tried to seize Bakhmut, who sits on a main Street leading to cities of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk. Both are located in the Donetsk region.

Separately, the Ukrainian armed forces general the staff said in a Facebook post that the troops had on Saturday rejected a total of 11 separate Russian attacks near Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and the city of Avdiivka, just to the north of Donetsk.