Russian strategic aviation fired many missiles at Ukraine. An air defense system went off in several areas at once. There is a threat of missile strikes, the UNIAN news agency reported.
According to Vitaliy Kim, head of the Mykolaiv regional state administration, the Russian Federation launched at least nine Tu-95 bombers into the sky. Aircraft near Mariupol fired at least 5 missiles. Kim later said that there were many missiles. Flying from the south and east. The air defense system is working.
According to Kim, the south was under the threat of missile attacks. Missiles are flying to Odessa.
The head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration Nikolai Lukashuk said that there is a missile danger in the region. The air defense system is working.
At the same time, the head of the Kyiv regional state administration Oleksiy Kuleba also warned of the threat of missile attacks on the region. "Do not ignore the air alert. There is a threat of missile attacks on the region. Stay in shelters and safe places," Kuleba reported.
The sounds of the explosions were reported by the Poltava region publishers. However, the head of the OVA Dmytro Lunin said that it was triggered by the air defense system in Kremenchug district.
Andrii Yermak, head of the presidential office, noted that Russia launched rockets right after the European Parliament recognized it as a state sponsor of terrorism.
The sounds of explosions can be heard in Kyiv. Local sub-publics are reporting an "arrival" over the capital. A thick column of black smoke rose in the sky above Kyiv. The rocket hit an infrastructure facility. Emergency blackouts have been introduced in Kyiv, the Ukrainian energy company YASNO said.
The mayor of Lviv said that the city was completely deprived of power supply.