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Putin thwarted as Zelensky’s heroes take out seven missiles from skies above big cities

A spokesperson for Ukraine’s Air Power Command, Yury Ihnat, reported that Ukraine’s air defence intercepted seven out of eight missiles launched in a Russian strike. The missiles had been launched from the Caspian Sea on the night of August 2. They focused southern, central and western Ukrainian oblasts.

In the meantime, two Russian rockets had been shot down over Vinnytsia yesterday, Vinnytsia Oblast Governor Serhii Borzov stated.

Mr Borzov stated anti-aircraft alerts over town had been working successfully.

However particulars of the realm the place the rockets had been concentrating on haven’t been disclosed.

Russia has suffered a sequence of setbacks in its struggle towards Ukraine.

The military has to this point taken heavy losses, with the Ukrainian Military estimating that as many as 40,000 Russian troopers have been killed.

As many as 22 plane and 190 helicopters have reportedly been worn out.

Yesterday, Russia accused the US of taking part in a direct position within the Ukraine struggle.

A spokesperson for Moscow’s defence ministry, Lt Gen Igor Konashenkov, alleged the US was approving targets for American-made Himars rocket methods, that are utilized by Kyiv’s forces.

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A spokesperson for the Pentagon stated it supplied Ukraine with “detailed, time-sensitive info to assist them perceive the threats they face and defend their nation towards Russian aggression”.

Russia has beforehand accused the US of participating in a “proxy” struggle with Ukraine.

Talking in April, Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that the nation’s resolution to provide Ukraine with billions of {dollars} price of arms meant that “NATO, in essence, is engaged in a struggle with Russia by a proxy and is arming that proxy”.

He added: “Conflict means struggle.”


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