The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces says it has already shot down a sixth Russian aircraft, in the ongoing war between the two countries. Reports say the sixth plane was taken to the ground in the Kramatorsk area. The update follows a claim made on Thursday morning, that Ukraine had shot down five aircrafts and a helicopter belonging to Russian forces as they invaded Ukrainian territory near dawn.
Two crew members were critically injured when Russian military fired on a Moldovan flagged ship approximately 12 miles off the country's coast. Russia shelled a Moldovan ship not far off the shore, near the port of Odessa in the country's south. The Millennium Spirit, which was carrying the Moldovan flag, was shot down and two crew members were injured.
In its latest update, the general staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces says Russian preparations continue in the East for an offensive operation, with command and control as well as aviation being added to the gathering force. "Russia is also training additional units of its Southern Military District "to conduct hostilities" in Ukraine and is planning an additional mobilization nationwide.
Tension remains high Ukraine as Russia continues striking the Ukrainian Armed Forces. This is something that has triggered different reactions from people who poses different opinions towards what is happening between the two parties. Many people have expressed their worries over the war that is gradually getting more serious as time moves.