Russian forces fired 50 airstrikes, including cruise missiles, at Ukrainian targets yesterday.

APA reports quoting Unian.net that the statement came from spokesman for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Alexander Motuzyanik at a briefing in Kiev.

He noted that Russian forces used operational-tactical and strategic aircraft to launch air strikes in Kharkiv, Donetsk, Kirovograd, Odessa, Lviv and Transcarpathia.

He added that Russia's Tu-160 strategic bomber fired 18 cruise missiles over the Caspian Sea to destroy transport infrastructure in Ukraine.