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Starokostiantyniv was the main target: Russia attacked Ukraine with missiles and drones once again

Air Defense of Ukraine. Source: ArmyInform

On the night of Friday, June 14, the aggressor state Russia scrambled a group of Tu-95MS strategic bombers. They launched X-101 cruise missiles at Ukraine. In addition, the enemy's attack with Shahed-136 kamikaze drones continued at that time.

This was reported on the official Telegram channel of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As of 03:00, an air raid alert was announced in all regions of Ukraine, and it lasted until 04:50.

Starokostiantyniv was the main target: Russia attacked Ukraine with missiles and drones once again

According to the air force, five enemy Tu-95MS took off from Olenegorsk in the Murmansk region of Russia. At about 02:00, they reached the launching line, and at 03:00, the first cruise missiles crossed Ukrainian airspace.

Also at night, four Tu-22 M3 bombers carrying X-22/32 supersonic missiles took off near the Russian city of Tambov. The enemy planes were heading towards the launch sites in the Black Sea but did not launch the missiles.

As of 03:20, missiles from the Sumy region were heading west. Several more groups were heading from Chernihiv region towards Kyiv region.

At the same time, the town of Starokostiantyniv in the Khmelnytsky region was under drone attack.

Later, the military reported that all the missiles on the border of Kyiv and Cherkasy regions were flying to the Vinnytsia region.

As of 4:00 a.m., the missiles changed their course to Starokostiantyniv. A group of missiles was also spotted in Ternopil and Lviv regions before returning to Khmelnytskyi.

Monitoring channels report that during this attack, the enemy used X-101/55 cruise missiles (from five Tu-95s from the Saratov region of the Russian Federation) and attack UAVs. Some of the missiles covered the longest distance of about 1980 km (to Starokostiantyniv) in 1 hour 47 minutes.

"Starokostiantyniv was under attack. The missile attack lasted 1 hour 16 minutes. The UAV attack lasted 4 hours 55 minutes," the statement said.

After 06:00, air raid alert was again announced throughout Ukraine. In Russia, a MiG-31K, which is a carrier of the X-47m2 Kinzhal supersonic missile, took off. The Ukrainian Air Force warned of a high-speed target in the direction of Kyiv, and a few minutes later an explosion was heard in the capital region.

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