The Russian army launched strikes on several regions of Ukraine. In total, according to adviser to the head of the Office of the President of the country Mikhail Podolyak, 120 missiles were fired.
“More than 120 missiles fired by the “evil Russian world” to destroy critical infrastructure and massacre civilians. We are waiting for further proposals of the “peacekeepers” on a “peaceful settlement”, “security guarantees for the Russian Federation” and statements about the undesirability of provocations,” he wrote on Twitter.
Explosions thundered in different cities, including Kyiv. Ukrayinska Pravda writes that several explosions were heard in different parts of the capital. In the Darnitsky district of Kyiv, rocket fragments damaged a private building and a car.
The deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, wrote that three people were injured in the Darnitsky district of Kyiv, including a 14-year-old girl. City officials say debris from a missile that was shot down by an air defense system fell on the private homes where these people live. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said that 16 missiles were shot down while approaching the Ukrainian capital.
Explosions are also reported in Odessa, Poltava and Cherkasy and Zhytomyr regions. According to local authorities, these are also air defense works. Ukrainian media write that at least four missiles were shot down. In the Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa regions, due to the threat of shelling, the electricity was cut off preventively.
In the Ivano-Frankivsk region, a shell hit a residential building directly, but did not explode. The photo of the rocket is published by the Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko.
The head of the Nikolaev regional administration, Vitaly Kim , said that air defense shot down five missiles over the Black Sea. Also, according to him, Russian missiles flew in the direction of the city of Sumy. The representative of the Odessa Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Bratchuk , said that the Ukrainian military had successfully shot down one of the missiles over the Sumy region.
The Ukrainian service of Radio Liberty reports explosions in the Lviv region. This is confirmed by the BBC. Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov said that, according to preliminary data, Russia managed to get into facilities in the Slobodsky district of the city. In Kharkiv, the work of the subway was stopped.