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Ukrainian Millionaire Asks Air Force To Bomb His Mansion After Seeing Russian Forces Inside

Ukrainian Millionaire Asks Air Force To Bomb His Mansion After Seeing Russian Forces Inside

Andrey Stavnitser noted at least 12 military vehicles and high-powered Russian weapons through a small webcam in his mansion.

A Russian millionaire asked the Ukrainian Air Force to bomb his mansion after he spotted Russian forces inside.

TransInvestService CEO Andrey Stavnitser claims the forces had entered his home at the beginning of March and they took his security personnel hostage. The soldiers undressed the security before letting them go through the woods. 

He watched all this unfold on the mansion's security cameras so he thought it was best to demolish the place to send a mesage.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain, the bloke said giving the go-ahead for his house to be destroyed was an ‘obvious decision’. 

He said: “They destroyed most of the cameras inside the house, but there was one small amateur webcam that was still working from time to time when electricity was on.

"I saw they were basically [looting] other homes and bringing stuff from other homes into my house.

“They were loading trucks with TVs and iPads, computers — personal belongings of other people."

It was when Stavnitser noted at least 12 Russian military vehicles and high-powered weapons were shooting at Kyiv, that he says he made his decision to let his home be bombed. 

He said: "They were basically shooting at Kyiv from my house. Thankfully they were destroyed by the Ukrainian military."

While many would have thought twice about bombing their multi-million dollar home, Stavnitser says the decision was an easy one. 

He explained: "If you were to ask me two months ago what kind of feeling I would have if some hostile military people were in my house, I would say fury and anger.

“However, this is not what I felt. I was surprised. I felt disgusted, dirty, looking at some guys walking inside my house.

"It was kind of an obvious decision for me. There is not a lot you can do to help the military and that was one of the opportunities that I had.”

Stavnitser posted images of his bombed home on his Facebook page, displaying photos of the destroyed military vehicles.

Facebook/Stavnitser Andrey

He captioned the post: “We will rebuild the house, we will rebuild the country, the main thing is to save as many lives as possible.”

He added: “Alas, they managed to shoot from my yard (it's easy to restore the walls, it's harder to restore justice.”

Russia’s attack on Ukraine was launched on February 24 Ukrainian forces have remained steadfast in their resistance. 

According to the Kyiv Independent, the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that Ukrainian defenders have eliminated approximately 20,300 Russian invaders up until April 17.

Additionally, 165 planes, 146 helicopters, 773 tanks, 2,002 armoured personnel carriers, and 1,471 vehicles have been destroyed since the invasion began.

Featured Image Credit: Good Morning Britain. Facebook/Stavnitser Andrey

Topics: Good Morning Britain, Russia, Ukraine