Drones Shot Down as Russia Launches Barrage
(Bloomberg) — Ukraine downed all 39 Iran-made Shahed drones launched in a single day, in addition to two Russian-made Orlan drones and a cruise missile, the nation’s air protection command stated on Telegram.
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Russia had launched a barrage of drone assaults shortly earlier than midnight on New 12 months’s Day, as sirens went off in southern, japanese, central and northern areas of Ukraine. Loud explosions had been heard within the capital Kyiv, together with downtown.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated on New 12 months’s Day that Russians had been “afraid. And they’re proper to be afraid as a result of they’re shedding. Drones, missiles, nothing else might help them.”
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Russia shelled the central market in Beryslav, within the liberated a part of the Kherson area Monday morning, injuring at the least 5 folks, Kherson governor Yaroslav Yanushevych stated on telegram. Russian army forces have carried out 51 air strikes on Ukraine, largely with with Iranian-made Shahed drones, Ukraine’s basic employees stated earlier. All the missiles had been shot down, the report stated. Russia additionally made 55 MLRS assaults hitting, amongst different targets, a kids’s hospital in Kherson. “The specter of enemy air and missile strikes on crucial infrastructure stays all through Ukraine,” it stated. Later within the day, Ukraine’s basic employees plans to publish details about final night time’s assault on Kyiv.
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Strikes Injury Kyiv’s Power Infrastructure (8 a.m.)
Kyiv’s power infrastructure was broken on account of Russia’s night time assaults, Mayor Vitali Klitschko stated on Telegram. Water provide continues as regular, he stated.
Russia Launches Drones; Sirens Go Off Throughout Ukraine (12:17 a.m.)
Russia launched a barrage of drone assaults shortly earlier than midnight on New 12 months’s Day, as sirens went off in southern, japanese, central and northern areas of Ukraine. Loud explosions had been heard within the capital Kyiv, together with downtown. The capital area’s air-defense system responded to the assaults, native authorities stated on Telegram.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko stated on Telegram one particular person was wounded. He didn’t present particulars.
Russia launched a large missile assault on Dec. 31, adopted by drone assaults, as Ukrainians had been celebrating the New 12 months, damaging residential homes, faculties, non-public vehicles and college buildings. “Russian terrorists had been pathetic, they usually entered this yr staying the identical,” Zelenskiy stated in his day by day video tackle to the nation, praising the air protection forces for capturing down 45 drones the night time earlier than.
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