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Russia will be held to account for its war crimes - Borrell

Russia will be held to account for its war crimes - Borrell Josep Borrell, the head of EU diplomacy (photo: Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Head of EU Diplomacy, Josep Borrell, has responded to Russia's massive attacks on Ukraine, stating that Russia will be held to account for its war crimes, according to his post on the social media platform X.

Borrell noted that Russia started the new year by launching over a hundred missiles and drones on Kyiv, Kharkiv, and other cities, targeting civilian populations, destroying residential neighborhoods, and critical infrastructure.

"Russia will be held to account for its war crimes. We stand with Ukraine," he declared.

Massive assault by occupiers on Ukraine on January 2

Today, on January 2, Russian occupiers once again launched a massive attack on Ukraine using kamikaze drones and missiles.

The main target of the enemy was Kyiv. In the vicinity of the capital, air defense forces successfully intercepted and destroyed about 60 missiles. They managed to neutralize enemy hypersonic missiles Kinzhals launched from MiG-31K aircraft.

Overall, Ukrainian defenders have eliminated 72 missiles today.

Despite the effective work of the air defense forces, there are casualties in Kyiv and several regions. Dozens of civilians in the capital were injured due to falling debris.

For more detailed information on the consequences of the Russian terrorist attacks, you can read the article by RBC-Ukraine.