The Russian occupiers staged a massive attack on Ukraine on the night of May 29 with cruise missiles and strike drones. The enemy targeted military facilities and critical infrastructure. has collected everything that is known about the night enemy shelling in Ukraine.

Around midnight, a large-scale air alarm struck the Ukraine, during which sounds of explosions were heard in Kyiv and Kyiv regions, Vinnytsia, Khmelnytsky and Lviv regions in Odesa. It was also reported about the work of air defense.

Attack on Kyiv

The first explosions in Kyiv thundered after 3:00. Local authorities reported on the successful operation of air defense. During the attack on the capital, more than 40 enemy air targets were detected and destroyed: cruise missiles, probably Kh-101/555, and Shahed kamikaze drones. The CMVA noted that the attack on the Kyiv was combined, from different directions.

"No strikes on Kyiv were allowed! We thank the air defense for the excellent work!" the city military administration said.

The absence of damage in the capital was also reported by Mayor Vitali Klitschko. Accordingly, there was no damage or casualties. However, the wreckage of downed enemy targets fell in several districts of Kyiv. Thus, in the Podilskyi district, debris fell on the roof of a one-story private house. In the Sviatoshynskyi district, debris fell on the resettled building, rescuers extinguished the fire.

Attack on Kyiv region

The head of the Kyiv region police, Andriy Nebytov, said that as a result of the night attack, damage to residential buildings and infrastructure was recorded in several districts of the region. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

According to Nebytov, in one of the districts of the region the building of a dacha cooperative was occupied. Rescuers extinguished the fire. No one was injured in it.

In Brovary, debris from downed missiles damaged windows in residential buildings, Mayor Ihor Sapozhko said. No hits or destruction were recorded on the territory of the Brovary community. There were no casualties.

Footage of the night shelling of Kyiv region on May 29 / Photo: Andriy Nebytov

Footage of the night shelling of Kyiv region on May 29 / Photo: Andriy Nebytov

Footage of the night shelling of Kyiv region on May 29 / Photo: Andriy Nebytov

Attack on Lviv region

At night, sounds of explosions were heard in the Lviv region and air defense operations were reported. In the morning, the head of the Lviv regional administration Maksym Kozytskyi said that one Russian missile had reached the region, which was shot down over the Zolochiv district.

"Debris fell on a wooden outbuilding, the building burned down. A tractor that was nearby also burned down. Fortunately, there are no casualties. A crater appeared at the site of the fall of the debris," Kozytsky said in a statement.

Attack on Odesa and Mykolaiv regions

At about 2:00 in Odesa, explosions were heard. Already in the morning, OK "South" reported that a Russian kamikaze drone was destroyed in the sky over the region. Three more UAVs were shot down over Mykolaiv region.

In Odesa, the wreckage of a downed drone fell on the port infrastructure. A fire broke out on the spot, which was quickly extinguished.

Attack on Poltava region

Over the Poltava region, air defense forces shot down two missiles and a drone.

"The sounds that could be heard at night were the work of air defense. In the sky over our region, air defense shot down two missiles and UAVs. As of this morning, there were no reports of destruction," said Dmytro Lunin, head of the Poltava regional administration.

Attack on Khmelnytsky region

The occupiers struck at night on objects in the Khmelnytsky region. One of them is a military man, the OVA said. Now work is underway to localize fires in warehouses of fuel and lubricants and storage of combat material values.

"5 flying vehicles have been disabled. Restoration work of the runway has begun," the OVA added.

How many missiles and drones were shot down

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that the Russian occupiers attacked military facilities and critical infrastructure of Ukraine with cruise missiles and strike drones.

Thus, the invaders fired up to 40 air-launched cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555 from nine Tu-95MS strategic aviation aircraft from the Caspian Sea area. From the northern and southern directions, the enemy attacked with 35 Shahed-136/131 drones.

Air defense forces managed to shoot down a total of 67 air targets:

  • 37 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555;
  • 29 Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs;
  • 1 reconnaissance UAV of operational-tactical level.

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