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Zelenskyy reacts to Russian missile attack on Kyiv and shows aftermath

Zelenskyy reacts to Russian missile attack on Kyiv and shows aftermath Photo: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Ukraine needs means to protect against Russian missiles. This requires the support of partners and the political will of allies, according to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The head of state reacts to today's Russian missile attack on Kyiv.

"Such terror continues every day and night. It is possible to put an end to it through global unity. When it helps us with air defense systems. Russian terrorists do not have missiles capable of bypassing Patriot and other leading world systems," he says.

At the same time, Zelenskyy emphasizes that Ukraine needs protection from Russian missiles - from Kyiv to Kharkiv, from Sumy to Kherson, and from Odesa to the Donetsk region. According to the President, it is quite possible if the partners have enough political will.

"We must prove that terror is always the loser. We must prove to Russia that it will be forced to accept normal free life in Ukraine. We need the support of our partners. And I am grateful to everyone in the world who truly helps," Zelenskyy adds.

In addition, the President showed the consequences of the enemy attack on Kyiv.

Russian shelling of Kyiv on March 21

On the night of March 21, the Russian army fired over Ukraine 29 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles from strategic bombers, as well as an Iskander-M ballistic missile and a Kinzhal-type missile. All missiles were destroyed in the Kyiv region.

The main strike was aimed at Kyiv. There were no direct rocket hits in the capital, but due to the fall of fragments of downed missiles, there was damage in three districts.

According to the latest data, as a result of a rocket attack in Kyiv, 13 people were injured. It is known that at least two people were hospitalized.

Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack on Kyiv in the RBC-Ukraine report.