Officer of the 53rd separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Anatoliy Shtefan has said a Russian mercenary was eliminated by a precise shot in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

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"Yes, I confirm the hit!" it can be heard on the video posted by the officer on Facebook.

"Since the beginning of 2019, this pair [of Ukrainian snipers] have eliminated 12 members of the Russian occupation troops and sent them to the notorious '[Cargo] 200 Brigade.' The other day, they fired another precise shot," Shtefan said.

Cargo 200 is a code name for casualties for transportation in the Russian military.

Earlier, Shtefan said one of the dugouts made by Russian-led forces in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, had been destroyed near the village of Pikuzy in Volnovakha district, Donetsk region.