Pro-Russian Donetsk fighters launch howitzers at Ukrainian targets.

PRO-RUSSIAN Donetsk fighters launch deadly howitzers at several Ukrainian targets in this explosive footage.

In this footage from the Russian Ministry of Defence, 'Artillery units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation carry out firing missions to destroy enemy artillery batteries, fortifications, weapons and military equipment, and suppress command posts'.

The footage shows Russian troops loading the howitzers and shooting in formation under tree cover.

Russian troops invaded Ukraine on 24th February in what the Kremlin is still calling a "special military operation". Today marks the 78th day of the campaign.

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