In Melitopol, the Ukrainian Army has defeated and surrounded a Russian convoy consisting of 200 units of armored hardware. That’s according to Vitaliy Kim, Chairman of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration, Ukrinform reports. “200 units of hardware in Melitopol, destroyed and surrounded – this is the best gift! Glory to the Armed Forces,” wrote Kim. Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs, Anton Gerashchenko, confirmed that the Russian convoy, along with the command headquarters set to attack Melitopol, had been destroyed by Ukrainian artillery outside Vasylivka, Zaporizhia region. Read also: Ministry of Internal Affairs: Mariupol residents are in critical condition As reported, on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the launch of the invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying infrastructure, massively bombing residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers, and ballistic missiles. Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced. The country is repelling Russian invaders.