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externalUkraine’s air defense intercepts 7 out of 8 missiles in recent Russian strike

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August 2, 2022 8:32 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to Yury Ihnat, the spokesperson for Ukraine's Air Force Command, Russia launched eight missiles from the Caspian Sea using Tupolev Tu-160, a supersonic heavy bomber, on the evening of Aug. 2. Russia targeted southern, central and western Ukrainian oblasts. Serhiy Bratchuk, the spokesperson for the Odesa Oblast State Administration, said that four X-type cruise missiles, X-101 and X-555, were shot down in Mykolaiv Oblast. One of the missiles hit Lviv Oblast.

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