Russia launched more than 100 missile and air strikes on Ukraine over past week

Russia launched more than 100 missile and air strikes on Ukraine over past week

Between May 19 and 26, the Russian invaders launched 63 missile strikes and 41 airstrikes on the territory of Ukraine, mostly aimed at railway transport infrastructure.

"From May 19 and as of 06:00 today, the armed forces of the Russian Federation launched a total of 63 missile strikes and 41 airstrikes. The railway transport infrastructure facilities were the main targets of the enemy," Oleksiy Hromov, Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said during a briefing at the Ukraine Media Center–Ukrinform.

According to him, the populated localities of Soledar, Bakhmut, Kramatorsk, Bakhmutske, Ustymivka, Pokrovske, Lyman, Slovyansk, Zaporizhzhia, Kryvyi Rih, and others were hit by missiles yesterday. Air strikes were launched on Lyman, Sievierodonetsk, and Avdiivka, Hromov added.

On February 24, Russian president Putin launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops shell and destroy infrastructure, massively fire on residential areas of Ukrainian cities, towns, and villages using artillery, MLRS, and ballistic missiles.


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