Drunk Ukrainian allegedly stole car, rams through checkpoint: military

The Ukraine National Guard has reported that they shot and detained a Ukrainian national who was reportedly drunk, stole a car and barreled through a checkpoint on Sunday night. Guards in Kyiv detained a man who reportedly has a criminal history.

According to Ukraine’s Pravda media outlet, the military unit said, “Around midnight, at one of the checkpoints in the city of Kyiv, soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine tried to drive a car at high speed through the checkpoint. seen doing it.” , “At the request of the troops, the driver did not stop, because of which he fled to the anti-tank hedgehog and means of forcibly stopping the vehicle.”

The guards fired two warning shots, which did not resolve the situation, so they opened fire on the car to stop it forcibly. The youth fled from the spot leaving the vehicle.

“The guards found the criminal and took him into custody – he turned out to be a citizen of Ukraine, who has been convicted of criminal offenses several times, who probably stole a vehicle and tried to find a hiding place on the night streets, and Other things, he was in a state of intoxication,” the government said.

man was turned into a national policeof the operational and investigative units, which will look into the reported incidents.

Ukraine Checkpoint
A Ukrainian man reportedly got drunk, stole a car and hit a checkpoint in Ukraine on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Here, Ukrainian troops prepare to advance to the front line at a checkpoint near the city of Lisichansk in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass. , on 23 May 2022.
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Posts began to be built across Ukraine soon after Russia invaded the country in late February. Russia made its deployment in formerly occupied territories, and Ukraine established itself around other major cities.

Checkpoints for Ukraine usually have a base of concrete blocks with sandbags on top, and a blue and gold Ukrainian flag for identification.

The war is in 165 days, with the 24th week. Pravda reports that more than 42,000 Russians have been killed during this period, and about 1,000 more Russians remain prisoners of war. Ukraine has reported that it has destroyed 223 aircraft, 191 helicopters, 958 artillery systems and more than 4,800 tanks.

Ukraine has achieved a boost to its defense by deploying the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), which has recently stymied any country’s progress.

Poland’s ambassador to Ukraine, Bartosz Cichowki, said HIMARS could have prevented the tragedies and capture of Mariupol earlier this year.

“We know very well that if HIMARS had reached Ukraine earlier, the Mariupol tragedy would not have happened. The Ukrainians were just standing 100 kilometers from this city, separated by a flat area, they were trying to move the front lines. were unable and they were forced to silently watch the tragedy of their comrades,” Sichokic said this week,

Russia on the other hand, claim to destroy MANY HIMARS.

“During the anti-battery fighting, a Ukrainian platoon of the Elder multiple launch rocket system and American HIMARS were destroyed near the village of Pyatigorskoye, Kharkiv region,” said Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov.

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