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Two air raid warnings in the course of the night time – Ukraine fends off heavy assault on Kyiv

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Russia presently controls “around 20 percent of Ukrainian territory,” says Moscow correspondent Christoph Wanner. Many Russian media retailers have criticized the go to of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj to Berlin.

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With cruise missiles, rockets and drones: While Berlin is discussing the reconstruction of Ukraine, Russia is constant to destroy the nation. Several fires broke out within the Kiev area.

DThe Ukrainian Air Force repelled a heavy Russian air assault on the capital Kiev on the night time of Wednesday. While the worldwide reconstruction convention for Ukraine is happening in Berlin, the Russian military deployed cruise missiles, rockets and drones, in line with Kiev sources. Anti-aircraft fireplace could possibly be heard within the metropolis of three million in the course of the night time. Air raid warnings had been issued twice, lasting a complete of two hours.

Falling rocket elements prompted a number of fires outdoors town, the navy administration of the Kyiv area reported on Telegram. An unspecified industrial constructing went up in flames. A fuel station, garages and a number of other personal buildings had been additionally broken. One individual was injured.

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According to the Air Force, 4 cruise missiles of the Ch-101 and Ch-555 varieties and a Kinzhal hypersonic missile had been fired at Kiev. All of them had been shot down, stated Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk. All 24 Russian fight drones deployed over Ukraine had been additionally intercepted. The defenders had been powerless towards an Iskander-M ballistic missile aimed on the south of the nation.

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Ukraine has been defending itself towards a Russian invasion for greater than two years. Most of its cities usually are not as properly protected towards air assaults as Kiev. On Tuesday, there have been indicators of an additional strengthening of Ukraine's air defenses. During his go to to Germany, President Volodymyr Selensky visited Ukrainian troopers who’re being educated on the Patriot protection system at a navy coaching space in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Germany will quickly present a 3rd system. According to media experiences, the USA can even present a Patriot protection system to Ukraine for the second time.

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