Russia introduces brand-new attack on Ukraine’s capital, authorities state By Reuters
© Reuters. An surge is seen in the sky over the city throughout a Russian rocket strike, in the middle of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 9, 2023. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
By Pavel Polityuk and Gleb Garanich
KYIV (Reuters) -Russia released about 15 cruise rockets at Ukraine’s capital on Tuesday, the 2nd attack in as numerous days, with air defence systems shooting all of them down, authorities stated, after air raid notifies shrieked over the majority of the nation.
“As at the front, the plans of the aggressor failed,” Serhiy Popko, head of the Kyiv’s city military administration, stated in remarks published on the Telegram messaging app.
Tuesday’s attacks – the 5th in May – came a day after Russia released its most significant drone swarm yet in a restored air project let loose 10 days earlier after a lull because early March.
It likewise began Russia’s Victory Day, one its most honored public vacations, marking the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945.
“(They) try to kill as many civilians as possible – on this day,” Popko stated.
He stated that according to initial info there were no casualties in the attack that was performed with cruise rockets from the Caspian Sea area.
Falling particles fell on a home in the Holosiivskyi district in the southwest of Kyiv, Kyiv’s Mayor Vitalii Klitschko stated on his Telegram messaging channel, including there were no casualties or much damage.
In the often-targeted Shevchenkivskyi district of main Kyiv particles was discovered on a roadway.
“Kyiv stood up again and will stand up in the future!” Popko stated.