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Embarrassment of the Russian military. They did it again

Humiliation of the Russian military. They did it again.
Humiliation of the Russian military. They did it again.
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4:03 PM EDT, October 24, 2023

As reported by Ukrainian journalist Viktor Kovalenko, Russian air defense mistakenly shot down their own Mi-8 helicopter, killing the entire three-person crew onboard. A similar incident happened just a few weeks earlier.

Russian soldiers during the war repeatedly proved that the title of the "second army of the world" was not very appropriate. Examples? There could be many. A few months ago, the media was filled with information about the death of conscripts at a Russian training ground.

A bloody shooting occurred on the premises of the unit in Sołoti in the Belgorod region, right on the border with Ukraine. The men were killed by bullets even before they set out for the front.

In relation to Putin's announcement of mobilization, more Russians have fled from Russia than have been recruited to units. Some of those who did not hide were drafted into the military and complained heavily about their living conditions before being sent to the front. Their attitude is set to change with the extra privileges that Vladimir Putin and his government intend to propose to the "mobilized".

The Russian army has made simple mistakes multiple times. Now, as reporter Wiktor Kowalenko reports, the Russian air defense shot down their own Mi-8 helicopter, killing the entire three-person crew onboard.

They fell into the sea. This is not the first time Russians have opened so-called friendly fire on their own vessels - emphasizes on platform X (formerly Twitter).

The embarrassment of the Russian army. Mistake after mistake

Let's recall that earlier the Russian air defense forces shot down one of their own multi-purpose combat jets Su-35S. It's one of the most advanced machines in Moscow's arsenal.

According to British intelligence, the incident took place on September 28 over Tokmak, a city located approximately 12 miles behind the front line. The loss of the Su-35S is particularly painful for Russia, due to its advanced technological capabilities.

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Now, the accidental shooting down of the Mi-8 helicopter is also another image loss for the invaders.

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