German media outlet Bild released a video showing what is believed to be the first Ukrainian artillery strike on Russian military personnel and equipment across the border.

It was geolocated near the village of Tsapovka in Belgorod region, 1.3 kilometers from the border with Ukraine where Kharkiv Oblast is situated. The location was identified on Twitter by user SerDer_Daniels identified the location - with coordinates - and said it was a field next to a farm.

The Russian positions were discovered by Ukrainian scouts from the 4th Kharkiv border detachment, Bild reported.

Independent Russian media outlet Mediazona said the video was posted on April 2 by the Kharkiv garrison commander Sergei Melnik. Melnik’s caption said the target consisted of “equipment belonging to the occupiers, personnel equipping positions, and trucks.”

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Melnik said: “Thanks to professional cooperation with artillery gunners, the target was immediately destroyed.”

Bild’s reporter, Julian Röpcke, said on Twitter that it was the first video that the Ukrainian military had published showing a cross-border attack on Russian soil.

According to Röpcke “the Russian army planned to advance from these positions in the direction of Kharkiv.”

Röpcke summed up: “By launching preventative strikes on Russian territory, Ukraine is showing that it’s protecting itself more and more confidently, and that it’s no longer letting the West dictate how it defends itself.”

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SSO operators inflicted fire damage on Russian positions and personnel using FPV drones and a 122 mm D-30 howitzer.
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April Ford
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👍😁 Good luck!
It's lucky to see that Ukraine protected itself.
Glory to Ukraine!
Glory to AFU!🇺🇦

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Jack Griffin Senior
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Please ignore my child Jack junior, he watches way too much fox news and can't separate reality from the propaganda he consumes daily. I think I didn't read to him enough as a child or maby I didn't explain to him what critical thinking in a simple way he could understand.

Mick
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@Jack Griffin Senior, wanker

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Veteran against stupidity
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Our legitimate president that won by 8 million votes was and is JOE BIDEN. IF YOU snowflake traitors can't understand that traitor Trump is extorting you for your social security check then by all means, hand it over. The gop are nothing but crybaby traitors that couldn't spell constituti, on much less defend it. Move to Russia you Trump dingleberries, it's what you want America to be jack griffin. Pos loser

Mick
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@Veteran against stupidity, wanker

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I support
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Russia hits the Ukraine every day .Then whines when they get hit or tries to use nukes as black mail. Way to go Ukraine!

Leigh Wilmot
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@I support, I SO agree !!!!!

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Bruce
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Trump is Putin's buddy. No way he would arm the blue and yellow. There are a couple of other places in Russia I think they should target, like military airports ans tank factories. None are out of range now.

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Rick Ebat
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I’m flying Kyiv flag. My heart to all. Happy Easter.

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Gazza
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About time

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