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Russians strike Kyiv again, Ukrainian air defense works

Russians strike Kyiv again, Ukrainian air defense works Photo: explosions were heard again in Kyiv during an air attack (SES)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

On the morning of February 7, repeated explosions occurred in Kyiv during a missile attack by Russian invaders. The Ukrainian Air Defense Forces are working to repel the enemy attack, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko and Kyiv City Military Administration chief Serhii Popko.

The second explosions in Kyiv occurred around 7:40 a.m. They were quite loud.

"Explosion in the city. Do not leave the shelters until the alarm goes off!" - Klitschko's message reads.

The head of the Kyiv City Air Military Administration also talks about the work of air defense in the capital.

"Stay in the shelters until the air raid alarm goes off!" he calls.

Earlier, explosions in Kyiv were heard around seven in the morning. There were also reports of air defense in the capital.


At about 7:55 a.m., it became known that the medical service was called in one of the districts of the capital due to an air attack.

"After the explosion, we called medics to the Dniprovskyi district of the capital. More details later," Klitschko says.


The KCMA later said that debris had fallen in the Dnipro district of the capital.

"Operational services are heading to the scene. Information is being clarified," the administration said in a statement.

In addition, it became known that missile debris in Kyiv damaged two high-voltage lines.

"Some consumers on the left bank are currently without electricity," Klitschko said.

Russian air attack on Ukraine on February 7

At about 3:40 a.m. tonight, Russian Tu-95s were seen taking off from the Olenya airfield in the Murmansk region of Russia. The Ukrainian Air Force warned that the launch of enemy missiles from the aircraft could take place around five o'clock in the morning.

Around 5:00 a.m., an alert was issued in the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine. Later, it was reported that explosions were caused by a Russian missile strike on Kharkiv and a kamikaze attack in Mykolaiv.

Later, explosions also occurred in Kyiv and Cherkasy regions.