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Ukraine has started the year between bombings.
The Ukrainian Army reported early on Sunday that during the early hours of the morning and on Saturday Russia had attacked the country with fifty drones, 45 of which were shot down by anti-aircraft systems.
Thirty-five drones and cruise missiles arrived in the capital between December 31 and the early morning of January 1.
All the drones that arrived in the capital at dawn were cancelled, according to the Ukrainian Air Force.
Not so with the dozen long-range Kalibr missiles that were fired Saturday afternoon from Russian territory and from the Black Sea.
Three of them hit civilian targets, according to the provincial government, causing the death of one man and injuring about twenty others, including a Japanese journalist from the
Asahi Shimbun newspaper .
In addition, Ukraine has explained that Russia used missile launchers from the Caspian Sea for the first time in its bombardment this Saturday, possibly due to the increasing difficulty of taking its missiles to the Black Sea, according to Ukraine.
The head of the unified press center of the Defense Forces in southern Ukraine, Natalia Humenyuk, stated in a news program that "the characteristic of the missile attack yesterday is that missile launchers were used from the Caspian Sea."
“This is the first time it has been recorded since the full-scale invasion, because it is probably already more difficult for them to get their supplies to the Black Sea coast.
This shows that we are quite successful in keeping the logistics under control of the fire, including the one on the left bank, ”she said, quoted by the Ukrinform agency.
For its part, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported this Sunday in its part of the war that Saturday's attacks targeted facilities where assault drones used by the Ukrainian army were manufactured or stored.
"On December 31, the Russian Armed Forces attacked with long-range and high-precision weapons targets of the Ukrainian military-industrial complex that were involved in the manufacture of assault drones used to carry out terrorist attacks against the Russian Federation," the statement said. military entity.
According to Igor Konashenkov, a Defense spokesman, the missiles “impacted against warehouses and launch systems for assault drones.
The objective of the attack was achieved."
"The kyiv regime's plans to carry out terrorist attacks against Russia in the near future have failed," the Russian high command said.
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