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APU shot down seven of the eight missiles that the Russians launched from the Caspian Sea, one hit the air defense system in the Lviv region

About it informed Yuriy Ignat, speaker of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

“On August 2, at about 17:00, the invaders launched a missile attack from the Caspian Sea region. Strategic bombers Tu-95 (Tu-160) were used. In total, eight cruise missiles of the X-101 (X-555) type were fired across the territory of Ukraine in the direction of the central, southern and western regions of Ukraine,” Ignat said.

As noted, seven of the eight missiles were shot down by the air defense of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Six missiles were eliminated by anti-aircraft missile forces and one was shot down by an Air Force fighter.

“Unfortunately, there is one hit in the Lviv region – an anti-aircraft missile system was hit. The damage and the victims are being specified,” Ignat added.

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At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

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