The Ministry of Defense announced the reflection of the Ukrainian missile attack on Kherson

The Ministry of Defense called residential areas the targets of Ukraine's missile attack on Kherson According to the Ministry of Defense, the attack was aimed at residential areas of Kherson


The Russian military repelled the Ukrainian missile attack on Kherson, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

According to him, the targets of the “indiscriminate missile attack” were residential areas of the city. It was applied around 23:00 Moscow time on April 27. “In the air over the city, 12 shells of a high-power multiple launch rocket system were shot down, as well as two Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missiles, — he added. Fragments of one of the downed missiles fell in Shevchenko Park.

At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.

Konashenkov also said that the Ministry of Defense regard such strikes as “a war crime and a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law.”

Late on the evening of April 27, the RIA Novosti correspondent reported explosions in the center of Kherson near the television center. It is located less than a kilometer from Shevchenko Park. The agency said, citing a source in the Russian security forces, that the strike was carried out by Tochka-U missiles.

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The Ministry of Defense announced that Kherson came under the control of the Russian military on March 2, and on March 15 the ministry reported that the entire region had been taken under control. A new head of the city administration of Kherson was appointed, as well as a new head of the region, a military commandant's office began to function, and Russian television channels began broadcasting. In addition, it is expected that the ruble will begin to circulate in the Kherson region on May 1.

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