The commander of the occupants' tank battalion was taken prisoner - this was reported by the operational command "Pivnich".
"Who is attacking Ukraine:
The commander of the tank battalion of the 35th motorized rifle brigade of the Oleysk Central Military District of the Russian Army, Major Shchetkin Leonid Petrovich. A graduate of Kazan Military Tank School. Married, has two children.
His tank was hit by AFU, miraculously survived.
Believe in ZSU! Glory to Ukraine!", - the message says.
Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian military plane over Odesa. This was reported by the speaker of the Public Headquarters of the National Resistance Sergey Bratchuk, the UNN.
Air defense units of the 28th separate mechanized brigade together with the air defense system of the Air Force of the AFU shot down a military plane in the Odesa sky.
The Ukrainian military captured several Russian tanks near Chernihiv, and during the fighting for Chernihiv captured two Russian occupants, reports UNN.
"The soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine captured several Russian tanks near Chernihiv. Now they will serve for the good of Ukraine. With the others happened what was supposed to happen," reports the General Staff of the AFU.
It is reported that the local population is helping the military to beat the invader.
"People are making Molotov cocktails for the Russian 'brothers,' pouring fuel from gas stations and destroying railroad bridges! Together we will beat this invasion!", the message notes.
In addition, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reports that during the fighting for Chernihiv, as a result of a lightning attack together with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, members of the National Guard of Ukraine managed to immediately return to their positions and capture two Russian occupiers, who did not even have time to react to what happened, were very confused and were forced to surrender in order to preserve their lives. One of them was the chief of staff of the military unit 41659.