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Russian troops fired missiles and Shahed drones at Ukraine at night

Russian troops fired missiles and Shahed drones at Ukraine at night Air defense forces shot down 7 kamikaze drones at night (
Author: Maria Kholina

During the night attack on Ukraine on November 14, Russian forces launched combat drones, ballistic missiles, and guided aviation missiles, according to the Ukrainian Air Force.

"Launches of 9 combat drones Shahed-136/131 from the area of Primorsko-Akhtarsk in the Krasnodar Krai of the Russian Federation were detected. A ballistic missile Iskander-M was launched from the area of Dzhankoi, Crimea), and a guided aviation missile Kh-35 was launched from the airspace of the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine," according to the Ukrainian Air Force.

It was also reported that as a result of the joint efforts of the Air Force and the Ukrainian Defense Forces' air defense systems, 7 combat UAVs Shahed-136/131 were destroyed.

Night attacks on Ukraine

Russian forces have been employing combined nighttime attacks using various missiles and combat drones since spring to target the energy and civilian infrastructure of different regions of Ukraine.

Recently, the frequency of such attacks has decreased. The Ukrainian military leadership and experts agree that the adversary is conserving scarce missiles for strikes on energy facilities.

Previously, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Ukraine is reinforcing its anti-aircraft defense, but the threat of Russian attacks remains significant. Therefore, Ukrainians are advised not to disregard air raid warnings.