The month of May ends as it began, in Ukraine. Kiev was hit again by explosive drones and missiles in the night from Sunday to Monday, according to military authorities. This is the 15th such attack on the capital since the beginning of the month.
"Tonight, the occupiers attacked military sites and those of critical infrastructure of Ukraine" by launching "up to 40 cruise missiles" from planes over the Caspian and "about 35 drones" from the North and South, detailed the civil and military administration of Kiev on Telegram.
The roof of a building was damaged by falling debris, according to the same source, who also posted a photo of a hole in what appears to be a corrugated iron roof. "There are no deaths or injuries," Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko said on Telegram.
Maintaining "psychological tension"
The attack was carried out using cruise missiles launched by TU-95MS strategic bombers and explosive drones, she said. Air defense intercepted 37 Russian cruise missiles and 29 combat drones, authorities said.
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According to the Ukrainian authorities, "with these constant attacks, the enemy seeks to keep the civilian population in a state of deep psychological tension."
On the night of Saturday to Sunday, two people were killed and three others wounded in what the Ukrainian authorities called "the largest drone attack" on Kiev since the beginning of the Russian invasion in February 2022. According to the Ukrainian General Staff, 58 of the 59 Iranian-made Shahed drones launched on the capital that night were shot down.