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We'll push war back to this human scum: Zelenskyy reacts to shelling of Ukraine

We'll push war back to this human scum: Zelenskyy reacts to shelling of Ukraine President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo: Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Daria Shekina

Russia conducted the most massive attack on Ukraine. Therefore, efforts should be made to push the war back to where it started – to those who initiated it, back home to Russia, according to a statement by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

"A rescue operation is currently underway in various cities of Ukraine following the impact of Russian missiles and the falling debris. It was the heaviest attack by this human scum involving nearly 160 missiles and drones. Our soldiers successfully intercepted most of them, including various types of missiles and Shahed drones," the statement reads.

According to the President, the targets have become routine for Russia: over 100 private homes destroyed or damaged, 45 high-rise buildings, schools, two churches, hospitals, maternity wards, numerous commercial, and warehouse premises.

The President emphasizes the importance of the world's reaction to this latest display of terror. Many leaders have expressed support for Ukraine and its people, for which he is grateful. Particularly, those who assisted our air defense.

"Our anti-aircraft defense forces have done a lot today, considering that Russian terrorists deliberately tried to bypass our defense. We will continue to strengthen our air defense and work towards pushing the war back to this human scum where it came from - home to Russia," adds the president.

Missile attack on Ukraine

Last night, the enemy resorted to the most massive attack against Ukraine. Initially, terrorists targeted Shahed drones, releasing a total of 36 UAVs. Additionally, during the attack, the enemy launched:

  • At least 90 air-launched cruise missiles X-101/X-555/X-55;
  • Five aeroballistic missiles X-47M2 Kinzhal from the Astrakhan region;
  • Four anti-radiation missiles X-31P; One X-59;
  • 14 surface-to-air guided missiles S-300 aimed at Kharkiv.

Overall, the enemy employed 158 aerial attack assets: missiles of various types and strike UAVs. Air defense systems destroyed 114 airborne targets.

For more details on the massive attack and its aftermath, read our coverage.