KYIV, Ukraine — Dozens of missiles rained down on a number of elements of Ukraine early Thursday, killing not less than six individuals. President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned Russian missiles hit important infrastructure and residential buildings throughout the nation. Ukraine’s armed forces mentioned air defenses intercepted 34 of the 81 Russian missiles and 4 Iranian-made Shahed drones.
Russia’s Protection Ministry mentioned it carried out the “huge retaliation strike” after an assault on Bryansk, a Russian village near the Ukrainian border final week. Moscow blamed Kyiv for the assault; Ukraine denied involvement. A bunch of Ukraine-based Russian far-right fighters claimed accountability for the incursion.
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Ables reported from Seoul, Bisset from London and Dixon from Riga, Latvia. Natalia Abbakumova in Riga contributed to this report.