Cruise missile crashes into Ukraine airport as Russian attack helicopters surround Kyiv – World News

Footage from Ukraine shows the impact of Russian air strikes overnight and early this morning, including missile and helicopter attacks in areas near the capital Kyiv.

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Ukraine: Huge explosion when missiles hit the airport in Ivano-Frankivsk

A missile was filmed soaring through the sky before hitting an airport in Ukraine as Russian air strikes into the country intensified.

Footage shot from a vantage point near the Ivano-Frankivsk airport shows the bullet’s trajectory through a gray sky before exploding into flames over a smoking building.

The building burst into flames before a large plume of black smoke enveloped the central Ukrainian city.

Cruise missiles, guided bombs and GRAD missiles destroyed targets in cities across Ukraine.

They have targeted airports, military bases, ammunition depots and command posts, but have also hit at least one civilian apartment complex.

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The rocket was shot in the sky



It crashed into the Ivano-Frankivsk airport



A special graphic of CCTV footage shows a cyclist being thrown from his vehicle by a bicycle cover in the Cherkassy region, central Ukraine.

A photograph later emerged of a woman lying dead under a blanket, blood dripping from her hips into the streets below.

The Russians appear to be trying to control the skies above Ukraine by capturing airfields, among them Chuguyev airport near Kharkiv in the east of the country.

The airspace above Ukraine was closed overnight, prompting airlines including Ryanair and WhizzAir to suspend services at home and abroad.

Ukraine claims that six Russian jets were shot down from the sky over the eastern Donbass region.

An explosion is seen in the distance in Kyiv


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Lutsk airbase in the Volyn region was attacked



Kyiv said that 50 Russian soldiers were killed in the attack.

Russian attacks on airports appear to have been completely unsuccessful, with an apartment complex near the runway in Chuhuiv in the northeast appearing to have been hit by mistake.

It was completely gutted by the explosion that collapsed all of its windows and ripped through its balcony.

Loud noises during the night were heard in cities including Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city on the eastern border.

After sunrise, city soldiers are seen parachuting into the country.

Footage, taken in Hostomel, near Kyiv, shows at least eight attack helicopters hovering close to the ground as smoke billows around.

Missiles can be seen firing into the ground below.

Ukrainian officials said a Russian helicopter landing attempt was underway at Hostomel military airport on the outskirts of Kyiv at around 11:30 a.m. GMT.

Separate footage shows explosions hitting Svatove, a city in eastern Ukraine. Reports said the missile hit ‘nearly’ a warehouse containing Ukrainian military equipment.

In addition to the air strike, ground forces have arrived from Belarus, Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk.

The overnight attacks prompted Kyiv to declare a nationwide state of emergency and urge people to donate blood.

A Kalibr missile is said to have destroyed a military warehouse near Odessa


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Ukraine’s Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov on Thursday said anyone willing and able to take up arms can join the ranks of the defense forces of the territory, as police said they would distribute weapons to the armed forces. veteran.

Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, condemned the strikes early this morning.

“Putin just launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine,” he tweeted.

“The peaceful cities of Ukraine are on strike. This is a war of aggression.

“Ukraine will defend itself and will prevail. The world can and must stop Putin. Now is the time to act.”

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