• 15/04/2024 18:25

On New Year's Eve, the Russian Federation launched 90 Shaheds and 8 missiles across Ukraine: how many were shot down by air defense

 РФ в новогоднюю ночь запустила по Украине 90

Photo: The Russian Federation launched 90 Shaheds and 8 missiles across Ukraine on New Year’s Eve (RBC-Ukraine collage) Author: Tatyana Stepanova

On New Year's Eve, Russian terrorists attacked Ukraine with 90 Shahed kamikaze drones and eight missiles. The air defense forces managed to destroy 87 enemy drones.

This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the Telegram of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

It is noted that the attack was carried out in waves in four directions: Cape Chauda, Balaklava – Crimea, Kursk, Primorsko-Akhtarsk – Russian Federation.

In total, launches of 90 enemy Shahed-136/131 drones were recorded.

The enemy also attacked with four S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles in the Kharkov region, three Kh-31P anti-radar missiles and one Kh-59 from the temporarily occupied Kherson and Zaporozhye regions.

On New Year's Eve, air defense forces managed to destroy a record number of enemy attack UAVs – 87 out of 90.

Russian attack on Ukraine on New Year's Eve

Russian troops attacked Ukraine with Shahed drones this night. Odessa, Dnieper, and Lviv came under attack. There are casualties known, there are deaths and destruction of infrastructure.

Read about the consequences of this attack in the RBC-Ukraine article.

Read urgent and important messages about Russia's war against Ukraine on the RBC-Ukraine Telegram channel.

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