President Vladimir Putin stated in a brief part of an interview broadcast on Saturday that Russian anti-aircraft forces have shot down dozens of Ukrainian weaponry and are “cracking them like nuts.”
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Putin was quoted by the RIA news agency as stating, in response to a query regarding U.S.-supplied arms, that Russia has already destroyed dozens of the weapons.
Putin had in fact responded to a different question, which was not presented, as evidenced by a footage of an interview that will air on Sunday.
“They are being crushed by our anti-aircraft systems. Dozens have been destroyed, “Putin stated.