An air alert was announced in a number of regions of Ukraine on Sunday evening, May 21. This is evidenced by the data of the official online resource for notifying citizens.
Warnings are in effect in the Poltava, Cherkassy, Dnipropetrovsk and Kirovograd regions, as well as in the part of the Donetsk People’s Republic controlled by Kyiv.
Earlier on Sunday, the alarm sounded in the Kharkiv region. The Ukrinform agency reported on explosions in Kharkiv. Later, the alarm in the region was canceled. In addition, explosions were heard in the city of Dnepropetrovsk.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation did not comment on this information.
The day before, explosions were reported in Kyiv. According to eyewitnesses, more than 10 explosions thundered in the Ukrainian capital. An air raid alert was issued in the city. It was noted that an air defense system was operating in the capital of Ukraine.
The Russian military began to strike at critical Ukrainian infrastructure on October 10 last year. As Russian President Vladimir Putin noted at the time, this was a response to the terrorist actions of the Kyiv regime, in particular on the Crimean bridge. Moscow noted that strikes were being carried out on energy, defense industry, military command and communications facilities throughout the country.