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The missiles cause power cuts in the capital and other cities such as Lviv and Kharkiv
Ukraine estimates more than a hundred projectiles fired and confirms at least one death in kyiv
MADRID, 15 (.)
The Russian Armed Forces have launched more than a hundred missiles on different parts of Ukraine, including the capital, kyiv, where several residential buildings have been hit, according to the mayor, Vitali Klitschko.
The Ukrainian authorities had issued an alert this Tuesday afternoon in the face of what seemed like a new cascade of bombardments by the Russian forces, who have already resorted to these indiscriminate operations on other occasions to attack urban centers and strategic infrastructures.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces estimate more than a hundred missiles fired, again with special virulence on critical facilities. The Minister of Energy, German Galushchenko, has warned on Facebook that “it is the most massive bombing of the energy system since the beginning of the war.”
Klitschko has stated in his Telegram account that anti-aircraft defense systems have shot down several Russian projectiles in the capital area and that, as a result of these attacks, at least one person has died and several districts have been left without electricity.
In kyiv, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Hopke Hoekstra, has been forced to take refuge in an anti-aircraft shelter due to the attacks that have fallen on the Ukrainian capital when he was visiting a forensic laboratory where they are examined. evidence of possible war crimes.
This has been announced by the press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement collected by Ukrainian agencies. Hoekstra’s visit to kyiv is part of the meeting he had planned with his counterpart, Dimitro Kuleba, and the president, Volodimir Zelenski.
“Since they are currently in a shelter due to the missile attacks, I am not sure if he will be able to go ahead with the planned program, including talks with Zelensky. The minister has already managed to meet Kuleba,” spokeswoman Tessa van said. stadium.
For his part, Minister Kuleba has taken to Twitter to denounce that the new Russian attacks “are killing people and ruining the infrastructure” and has taken the opportunity to criticize those who are asking them to sit down to negotiate.
“This is what Russia has to say on the subject of peace talks. Stop proposing Ukraine to accept Russian ultimatums! This terror can only be stopped by the force of our weapons and our principles,” he stressed.
The mayors of the cities of Lviv and Kharkov, Andriy Sadovi and Igor Terejov, respectively, have also confirmed on Telegram bombings in both areas and power cuts, apparently due to damage to key facilities. The bombardments have also reached the Chernigov, Cherkasy and Poltava regions, according to local authorities quoted by the UNIAN agency.
This new offensive coincides with the celebration of the G20 leaders’ summit in Bali (Indonesia), where Russia shares a table with powers such as the United States and China. The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has also participated electronically in the forum, who has called for international collaboration to stop Russia.
Zelensky’s office chief, Andriy Yermak, has described Tuesday’s attacks as a “response” to the president’s “powerful speech.” “Does anyone seriously believe that the Kremlin wants peace? He wants obedience. But, in the end, the terrorists always lose”, he has said on Twitter.