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Russian drone strikes hit journalist’s home in night Kyiv attacks

Russian attacks across Ukraine over the past day have killed one person and injured four others.
Russian drones hit a residential building of Ukrainian journalist due overnight on 22 Dec. 2023. Credit: Kyiv Military Administartion

In the late hours of 21 December into the early hours of 22 December, Russia launched a drone attack on Kyiv, striking residential buildings in three city districts, Kyiv Military Administration reported.

This is the third drone strike on Ukraine’s capital in a row in the last six days.

In the Solomianskyi district, drone fragments struck a high-rise apartment building, injuring two people. One drone reportedly hit the apartment of Ukrainian journalist Andriy Kovalskyy, his friend Oleksandr Hlushchenko said on social media.

Russian drones damaged a high-rise in the Holosiivskyi district and a private residence in the Darnytskyi district. No casualties were reported in those strikes as of the morning of 22 December.

Russian drone damaged a private residence in the Darnytskyi district, Kyiv, on 22 Dec, 2023. Credit: Kyiv Military Administration


Russian drone damaged a private residence in the Darnytskyi district, Kyiv, on 22 Dec, 2023. Credit: Kyiv Military Administration

Ukraine shot down 24 out of 28 Shahed drones launched by Russian forces from Russia’s Kursk Oblast, Krasnodar Krai region, and Russian-occupied Crimea on the night of 22 December, Ukraine’s Air Forces said.

Ukrainian air defense forces shot down drones over the capital Kyiv and Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Zhytomyr, Rivne, and Khmelnytskyi oblasts.

Over the past day, Russia conducted 117 attacks on Kherson Oblast, killing one person and injuring two, local governor Oleksandr Produkin said.

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