The Russian Air Force launched a missile attack on several Ukrainian cities
The Russian Air Force launched a missile attack on several Ukrainian cities, killing one person and injuring three in the Kherson region of southern Ukraine on Sunday evening, the local military administration reported on Monday.
In the early hours of Monday, Moscow launched more missile strikes on Ukrainian cities, which Kiev forces said had been largely neutralized. The head of the local military administration, Oleksandr Prokudin, wrote on the Telegram messaging application that “the Russian army targeted the residential areas of the region, as well as an official building in the center of the Kherson region.”
One person was killed in the attack and three others, including a child, were injured, he added, noting that the city had been attacked eight times in 24 hours.
Valery Zaluzhny, the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces, reported on Telegram that 15 of the 18 missiles fired by the Russian warplanes attacking Kiev were destroyed. The leadership of the capital also wrote on Telegram that all the rockets aimed at the city were destroyed.
According to preliminary information, there were no casualties among the civilian population, and no destruction of residential buildings or infrastructure was recorded, they said. Officials added that air defenses were also deployed in the Kyiv region, an administrative unit separate from the city, to protect the area from Russian missiles.
The Ukrainian media also learned about explosions in the Dnipropetrovsk and Sumy regions. Serhiy Liszak, the governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, wrote on Telegram that at least 25 people were injured, including three children. He added that in the city of Pavlohrad, “19 multi-story buildings, 25 private houses, six schools and kindergartens, and five shops were damaged.”
ORFK: more than 12,000 people arrived from Ukraine on Sunday
5,266 people entered Hungary on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border section on Sunday, 7,466 of those who entered the Romanian-Hungarian border section declared that they came from Ukraine – the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed MTI on Monday.
Among those admitted, the police issued temporary residence certificates to 64 people, which are valid for 30 days. During this time, they must visit the office of the National Directorate General of Immigration, which is competent according to their place of residence, to obtain the final documents, the announcement states.
The police continue to help those fleeing the war, ORFK wrote.
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According to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, China may be one of the most important mediators in future Russian-Ukrainian peace negotiations. Meanwhile, an oil depot on the Russian-occupied Crimea peninsula was again attacked by drones over the weekend. According to several analysts, the explosion is a sign of the Ukrainian counterattack. Our article is constantly updated with the most important events of the Russian-Ukrainian war.
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Cover photo: Ukrainian soldiers fire mortars at Russian troops in the Avdivka area. Source: Diego Herrera Carcedo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
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