Ukraine repelled a new Russian attack with drones and missiles that were aimed at critical and military infrastructure

Ukraine repelled a new night attack by Russia: it intercepted 10 cruise missiles and 23 Iranian-made drones. (AP) (Andrew Kravchenko/)

Russia again attacked Ukrainian territory with the launch of 17 missiles of different types and 31 Iranian-made dronesof which the Ukrainian air defenses managed to intercept 10 cruise missiles and 23 unmanned kamikaze aircraft, according to the daily report of the Ukrainian Air Force.

This new night attack against Ukraine was launched from the north, south and east and spread in different waves between ten at night and five in the morning. In the capital, kyivair raid alarms sounded and explosions were heard shortly after four in the morning.

The drones and missiles fired were directed against critical and military infrastructures from the east of the country.

Another air raid on kyiv, the thirteenth in a row since the beginning of May! And, as always, at night”, the city’s military administration said on its Telegram account.

According to Ukrainian authorities, Russia used Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the Caspian Sea region to launch cruise missiles at the city.  (Reuters)
According to Ukrainian authorities, Russia used Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the Caspian Sea region to launch cruise missiles at the city. (REUTERS) (STRINGER /)

According to the Ukrainian authorities, Russia used Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the region of Caspian Sea To trow cruise missiles against the city.

According to preliminary information, all enemy targets in kyiv airspace were detected and destroyed.”, added the Air Force adding that there were no victims or material damage in the area of ​​​​the attack.

Some of the demolitions of drones and rockets, specifically several anti-aircraft missiles S-300 and S-400 that Russia uses to attack Ukraine, occurred in the Ukrainian provinces of Kharkiv (northeast) and Dnipropetrovsk (southeast).

An S-300 missile hit a dam in the Karlivka area of ​​the Donetsk region”, indicates the military part of the Ukrainian General Staff.

“As a result, there is a great threat of flooding from other nearby settlements”, he adds.

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During the early hours of this Thursday, the Ukrainian air defenses they knocked down the 36 Shahed kamikaze drones of Iranian manufacture launched by the Russian army from the north and south of the country -the attack number 13 so far in May- the Ukrainian Air Force reported in a statement.

Russia attacked kyiv again by air”, wrote on Telegram the head of the kyiv military administration, Sergi Popko.

Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelenskycelebrated the effectiveness of his army’s anti-aircraft defenses: “difficult night. The enemy continues the terror against the Ukraine and used 36 ‘shaheds’. None of them reached their goal”, Zelensky wrote on his Telegram account. “Thanks to our anti-aircraft defenses for this 100% result”.

Ukrainian air defenses shot down all 36 Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones launched by the Russian military from the north and south of the country - the 13th attack so far in May, the Ukrainian Air Force said in a statement.  (Reuters)
Ukrainian air defenses shot down all 36 Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones launched by the Russian military from the north and south of the country – the 13th attack so far in May, the Ukrainian Air Force said in a statement. (REUTERS) (Iranian Army/WANA/)

To destroy these drones with which Russia attacks the Ukrainian territory almost every night, the Ukrainian army used missiles and aircraftand also resorted to mobile brigades that fire on the unmanned aircraft with lighter weapons.

In Russia a “detonation” damaged a building in krasnodarcity near crimeawithout causing victims, according to local authorities cited by the agency Ria Novosti.

Beginnings of May, Russia was rocked by a series of attacks and sabotage, among them the two train derailment and the burning of an oil deposit caused by a drone strike.

On Monday, two armed groups opposing the Vladimir Putin regime attacked the Russian region of Belgorodthe most serious incursion since the beginning of the war.

(With information from EFE and AFP)

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