Contents tagged with Belgorod

  • Explosions in Belgorod cause fires and significant damage

    Explosions were heard in the Russian city of Belgorod on the evening of Saturday, May 25, amidst daytime attacks on Kharkiv.

    Russian social media reports claim multiple buildings in the city have been damaged following an attack.

    Numerous videos of fires post-explosions have been recorded by local residents. These reports come from pro-government Telegram channels.

    Russian social media claims the damage in the city include a residential building on Yesenin Street and school building No. 43. …

  • Russian Defense Ministry acknowledges air defence caused apartment building collapse in Belgorod

    An entrance of a multi-storey residential building in Belgorod collapsed on Sunday morning, May 12, shortly after a missile threat alarm was announced in the city. Vyacheslav Gladkov, Governor of the Belgorod region, reported that the entrance collapsed as a "result of a direct hit by a projectile."

    The Russian Ministry of Defence released a statement alleging that the Ukrainian side shelled Belgorod using a Tochka-U tactical missile system, multiple rocket launcher systems Vilha and RM-70 ' …

  • Drone strikes in Russia's Belgorod region leave seven dead, over 40 injured

    Seven people were killed and at least 40 others injured following drone strikes in the Borisov district of the Belgorod region, according to a TASS report on Monday, May 6, referencing the Russian Ministry of Health. Earlier, regional authorities reported six deaths and 35 injuries. Russian officials have accused the Ukrainian Armed Forces of carrying out the attack.

    Vyacheslav Gladkov, the Governor of the Belgorod region, stated that the attack targeted two GAZelle minibuses purportedly …

  • Explosions rock Belgorod as Russian air defense intercepts missiles over the city

    Early on Saturday morning, April 6th, the Russian city of Belgorod was jolted by powerful explosions. The Russian air defense was reportedly intercepting projectiles overhead, causing significant damage.

    Sirens began wailing before 6:00 AM, followed shortly by blasts. The loudest were in the southern part of the city, where Russian air defense installations are likely located. They were shooting down missiles above the residential area, leading to debris raining down onto civilian …

  • Russian armed opposition: attacks in Belgorod and Kursk disrupted Russia’s offensive in Ukraine

    Russian volunteer fighters allied with the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) refer to attacks in Belgorod and Kursk regions as a "limited military operation" that thwarted a significant Russian offensive on Ukrainian territories.

    "Putin's army aimed to carry out considerable strikes by Putin's inauguration day. Thus, our operation disrupted their plans. They were forced to redeploy substantial forces from the Kupyansk direction to maintain control of their Kursk and Belgorod regions," stated …

  • Russian armed opposition urges Belgorod governor to evacuate residents amidst escalating strikes

    The Russian armed opposition fighters from the Freedom of Russia Legion, Russian Volunteer Corps, and Siberian Battalion have appealed to the governor of Russia's Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, urging him to begin evacuation of the residents due to intensifying military strikes.

    "The liberation movement calls on the leadership of the Belgorod region, and Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov in particular, to stop using the civilian population as a shield and to immediately evacuate the people …

  • Russian National Guard special unit vanishes near Grayvoron amid intense fighting in Belgorod region

    A special unit of Russia's National Guard, the Rosgvardia, has mysteriously disappeared near the city of Grayvoron in the Belgorod region, where fierce fighting has been taking place, reports the Russian war channel Kremlyovskaya Tabakerka (the Kremlin tobacco box), citing its sources.

    The outlet noted that Moscow releases very little information about the fighting in the Belgorod region, as it negatively impacts the narrative around the re-election of Russian president Vladimir Putin, despite …

  • Russian forces sustain severe losses in battles with armed opposition fighters, commander reveals

    The Russian Federation's armed forces are enduring significant losses in the conflict with Russian armed opposition units, as reported by Caesar, the deputy commander for civil-military cooperation of the "Freedom of Russia" Legion, during a Ukrainian news broadcast.

    "The enemy is incurring massive losses: approximately 1,500 personnel, and dozens of pieces of equipment and weaponry," stated Caesar.

    He emphasized that the Russian military has been compelled to redeploy a variety of units, …

  • Russia evacuates 9,000 children from Belgorod region amid shelling

    Amid ongoing shelling, authorities in Russia's Belgorod region have decided to evacuate approximately 9,000 children to other parts of the country, regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov announced during a meeting of the presidium of the United Russia party on Tuesday, March 19.

    "We are currently relocating a significant number of villages. We are planning to evacuate around 9,000 children from Belgorod, the Belgorod district, the Shebekinsky district, and the Grayvoron district. On March 22, 1,2 …

  • Russian armed opposition forces capture village of Gorkovsky in Belgorod region

    Russian armed opposition forces, along with volunteers from the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, have entered the settlement of Gorkovsky in the Russian Federation and captured the building of the local administration, the Siberian Battalion announced on their Telegram channel.

    The photo published shows fighters standing with the administration's signpost against the backdrop of the Russian flag.

    Russian war bloggers rushed to refute this information, insisting that Russia had vehemently …