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Poland records airspace violation during night attack on Ukraine

Poland records airspace violation during night attack on Ukraine Poland records airspace violation during night attack on Ukraine (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

Poland has reported airspace violations by an unidentified object during another massive attack by Russian terrorists on Ukraine, according to the press service of the operational command of the Polish Armed Forces.

"In the morning hours, an unidentified aerial object entered the airspace of the Republic of Poland from the Ukrainian border. From the moment of crossing the border until the signal disappeared, it was observed by the country's air defense radar systems," the press service writes.

According to current procedures, the operational commander of the Armed Forces mobilized available forces and resources.

Missile attack on Ukraine on December 29

Last night, Russian terrorists launched the most massive attack against Ukraine.

Initially, the Russians traditionally attacked from the northern and southeast directions with Shahed drones, subsequently moving in a western direction. In total, 36 UAVs were detected.

At around 3:00 AM, the enemy deployed aviation, which took off around 6:00 AM and launched no fewer than 90 cruise missiles of the air-launched Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 type. Simultaneously, Kharkiv was hit with S-300 surface-to-air guided missiles. At least 14 projectiles were launched by the terrorists.

Additionally, the terrorists carried out:

  • Launches of five air-launched ballistic missiles Kh-47M2 Kinzhal from the Astrakhan region;
  • Four anti-radiation missiles Kh-31P and one Kh-59.

In total, the enemy employed 158 aerial attack assets, including missiles of various types and strike UAVs. Ukrainian air defense destroyed 114 aerial targets:

  • 27 Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs;
  • 87 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55.

For more details on the massive attack and its consequences, please refer to RBC-Ukraine's report.