Russia-Ukraine War: The war between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for the last 9 months. Meanwhile, the Russian Defense Ministry’s statement on the missile attack has come to light. The Russian Defense Ministry says its military has shot down four US-made anti-radiation missiles in an area of southern Russia bordering Ukraine. This is one of the first such claims made by Moscow since the war began nine months ago.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said four US anti-radar ‘Harm’ missiles were shot down in Belgorod airspace. According to the US Air Force, the high-speed air-to-surface anti-radiation missile is designed to seek and destroy radar-equipped air defense systems.
Shooting in the Belgorod region
Belgorod Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said there was shelling in the Belgorod region on Sunday (Dec 18). Residential and industrial buildings were attacked. One person was killed and 10 others were injured in this attack. A poultry plant was damaged in this fire, and the windows of several residential buildings and cars were damaged. People said that loud explosions were heard here.
Russian drone attack in Kyiv
Apart from this, on Monday (Dec 19), Russia attacked the main energy infrastructure in and around Kyiv with Kamikaze Drones. The attack took place when Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Belarus for the first time since 2019. It is believed that after this the war may again take a dangerous turn.
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Russia-Ukraine war: Russian drone attack on Kyiv on Vladimir Putin’s tour of Belarus, tension rising in Ukraine