Zelenskyy revealed how many missiles and drones Russia has fired at Ukraine since the beginning of the year
The Russian terrorist army continues to attack civilian targets in Ukraine. Since the beginning of 2024 alone, the invaders have launched about 1,000 drones and missiles at our country.
Therefore, Ukraine still needs a strong enough air shield. This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the social network X.
According to him, during the first month of this year, Russian troops launched more than 330 missiles of various types at Ukrainian cities. The enemy also attacked Ukrainians with six hundred attack drones.
The Head of State emphasized that Ukraine needs a strong enough air shield to withstand such terrorist pressure. Zelenskyy emphasized that Ukraine is building such an air shield together with its partners.
"We must ensure Ukraine's control over its skies, which is also crucial for ensuring security on the ground - from positions on the front line to hospitals and schools in the rear," Zelenskyy said.
The President said that air defense and electronic warfare are Ukraine's top priorities to defeat Russian terror.
As a reminder, the spokesman for the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Yurii Ihnat, said that the Russian occupation forces have about 900 high-precision long-range missiles that it can use to strike Ukraine. The enemy produces up to one hundred units of such weapons per month.
Earlier it was reported that the Russian terrorist army continues to modernize Shahed kamikaze drones for strikes on Ukraine. In particular, the invaders have once again changed the combat unit of the UAV. Now Putin's terrorists have added cumulative and incendiary effects to Shahed.
As OBOZ.UA reported, on the night of January 30, Russian troops attacked Donetsk and Kherson regions. In Myrnohrad, Donetsk region, a missile attack by the invaders killed a man, and another victim of the enemy attack was killed in Avdiivka. In Bilozerska community of Kherson region, the occupants killed a man in his own home.