Underdog Ukrainian pilots fight high-tech Russian adversaries with skill

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“So far, the enemy predominates in the number and quality of the aircraft and weaponry, but not the skills”

“So far, the enemy predominates in the number and quality of the aircraft and weaponry, but not the skills”

Ukrainian combat aircraft shot down two superior Russian warplanes in a “fierce” battle over the Kyiv region, the country’s military claimed.Both Russian Su

Thursday March 03 2022, 12.1.for rolling coverage of conflict as it happens.One of Ukraine’s largest cities was under siege from relentless bombardment on Tuesday, with its power cut off amid fierce shelling.

01am , The Times Ukrainian combat aircraft shot down two superior Russian warplanes in a “fierce” battle over the Kyiv region, the country’s military claimed.Both Russian Su-35S jets were destroyed and one of two Ukrainian MiG-29s survived the dogfight, said the general directorate of the military, which added: “So far, the enemy predominates in the number and quality of the aircraft and weaponry, but not the skills.Thousands of Ukrainians are already signing up to help defend their country from Russian invaders.” Sponsored Ukraine said the MiGs were supported by missiles from a Soviet-era S-300 anti-aircraft system.It denies targeting civilians although there have been and the shelling of residential areas.“As a result, both aircraft of the occupiers were destroyed,” its statement said.“We are fighting for our rights, for our freedom, for life.Justin Bronk, research fellow for airpower at the Royal United Services Institute defence think tank in London, said that the MiG-29 was “badly outclassed” by the faster, more agile SU-35S.Mariupol was briefly occupied by pro-Kremlin separatists in 2014 when fighting broke out with the Ukrainian army, before being regained.

However, a “great deal.” Men line up to join Kyiv’s Territorial Defense Forces on Feb.The southern port city of Mariupol is also being ‘flattened’ by relentless artillery, with mayor Vadym Boichenko saying: ‘Their mission is to destroy us.

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