This morning, December 16, the Russian military launched a massive

missile attack

on Ukraine.

As a result of the shelling, electricity, heat and water were lost in many settlements.

In addition, it is known about two dead in Kryvyi Rih, and eight wounded - among them three small children.

tells what is known about the consequences of the Russian attack on Ukraine.

How many rockets were fired over Ukraine

According to Yuriy Ignat, spokesman for the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 

more than 60 missiles were launched over Ukraine.

The occupiers launched Kh-555 and Kh-101 missiles from Tu-95 aircraft, also fired "Kalibram" missiles from the Black Sea, and also launched S-300 missiles. 

In several areas, there are

 hits on the energy infrastructure.

The situation in Kyiv and the region

An air alert was announced in Kyiv at 08:10, and in the region at 08:11.

Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klychko reported on explosions in several districts: Desnyanskyi, Dniprovskyi and Holosiivskyi. 

According to Mykhailo Shamanov, the spokesman of the Kyiv City Military Administration, the occupiers fired 40 rockets at Kyiv, of which 37 were shot down by air defense forces.

According to him, Kyiv withstood one of the biggest missile attacks since the start of the full-scale invasion.

Information about destruction and victims is being clarified.

Currently, we know of one victim in the Dnipro district.

Due to the damage to the energy infrastructure after the missile strikes, there are water supply interruptions in all areas of the capital.

Emergency blackouts are also introduced.

The capital

metro has suspended its work


In Sofiivska Borshchagivka, Kyiv region, fragments of a downed Russian missile

got stuck in a car


After the rocket attack, debris also fell

on private residential buildings

on the territory of Brovary community.   

Where there is no light

Russian shelling damaged energy facilities in the east and south of Ukraine.

Kharkiv, in particular, found itself without electricity.

According to the head of the Kharkiv region Oleg Sinegubov, the occupiers.

hit the Kharkiv region

 with ten missiles


After that, there were power outages in the region, 

water disappeared

, and the subway stopped.

There is also no electric transport in the city.

Poltava, Boryspil in the Kyiv region, and Pavlograd in the Dnipropetrovsk region are also without power.

In Kremenchuk, in the Poltava region, there is not only electricity, but also heat.

There is no electricity supply in the Sumy region either.

Kirovohrad region is completely without electricity.

In several districts of Kyiv, the lights also went out, there is no heat, and the water supply is not working.

On the territory of the Korosten community in the Zhytomyr region, the occupiers

hit an infrastructure object


Now all the power grids there are disconnected.

The invaders  have also

hit energy

infrastructure facilities in various districts of the Dnipropetrovsk region, causing serious damage.

The Russians hit energy infrastructure facilities in various districts of the Dnipropetrovsk region, photo / OVA

Emergency power outages have been introduced

throughout Ukraine


In particular, emergency shutdown  was


 on the territory of Cherkasy, Mykolaiv, and Zhytomyr regions.

In Dnipro, on December 16,

trolleybuses, trams, and the subway were

suspended .

The metro in the city worked as a shelter during the air raid.

As a result of damage to the energy infrastructure, a number of railway sections in the Kharkiv, Kirovohrad, Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk regions have  been de-



Due to attacks on the energy infrastructure, 12 Ukrzaliznytsia flights 

are delayed

for more than one hour, and eight are delayed within an hour. 

As a result of a massive enemy missile strike, an emergency situation was declared at Ukrenergo.

In the electricity infrastructure of Ukraine, there was a

loss of more than 50% of the consumption of the unified energy system.

Mykhailo Podolyak

, adviser to the head of the President's Office, 

 called on the world to speed up the transfer of air defense systems to Ukraine.

He made his statement against the backdrop of a massive missile attack on Ukraine on December 16.

Victims of the Russian attack

The occupiers 

hit Kryvyi Rih in 

the Dnipropetrovsk region with rockets.

They went to a residential building, in which the entrance was destroyed.

Two people died


Eight were injured and hospitalized.

Among the injured are three small children - a three-year-old boy and girl and a seven-year-old girl.

Rescuers continue to sort through the rubble of a house mutilated by a Russian missile.

There may still be people there.

In the Nikopol and Kryvorizka districts of the region, three workers of electric substations were injured.

All were taken to hospitals.

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