Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Ukraine downs all Russia’s 36 Shahed drones early on 25 May

Ukraine downs all Russia’s 36 Shahed drones early on 25 May

On Thursday night, Russia launched 36 Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones against Ukraine. All of them were destroyed by Ukrainian air defense, press services of Ukraine’s Air Defense informed.

100% result! 36 out of 36! Thank you for the combat work, the air command “West”, “Center” and “South”! Great work! Perhaps this is the best gift!” Ukraine’s Air Force commander Mykola Oleshchuk wrote.

In total, 36 Shahed drones were launched from the northern and southern directions, Ukraine’s Air Force said. Presumably, Russia aimed to attack critical infrastructure and military facilities in the western regions of the state. Units of anti-aircraft missile forces, fighter aircraft, mobile fire groups as well as the air defense of other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine were involved in repelling the attack.

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts