Odessa, once again the target of Russian missiles
Russian forces once again attacked the Ukrainian port city of Odessa from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd, killing one person, the attack comes just hours before a meeting between Vladimir Putin and Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, a loyal ally of Moscow.
Odessa, which has been regularly targeted by Russian strikes, and its historic center, listed earlier in the year as a World Heritage Site in Danger by UNESCO, was the target of a new overnight attack in which one civilian was killed. “Unfortunately, a civilian was killed as a result of a Russian overnight terrorist attack on Odessa.”Governor Ole Kipper wrote in a telegram early Sunday morning.
A little earlier, he had made a statement “Russian Attack at 3 o’clock” (2 hours in Paris). “In Odesa, 18 people were affected, including four children. 14 people were transferred to hospitals in the city, three children”, said to help on the spot. Air defenses of the Southern Operational Command of the Ukrainian Army shot down a unit “important” Five types of Russian missiles, including Kalibr.
There are non-interceptible projectiles “Damaged port infrastructure to at least six residences, including apartment buildings”, the military described the missile as hitting an Orthodox cathedral in the city center. Odessa’s Cathedral of the Transfiguration was damaged, according to a video posted by the city’s town hall on its Telegram channel.
“Two Architectural Monuments” This attack caused damage and caused “power cut”, the army continued. The latter injured 19 people, including four children. “More Defense Missile Systems” and tactical missiles for Ukraine, said Andriy Yermak, head of the presidential administration.
Odessa is a remarkable experience “Hell Night” On Thursday, Kyiv accused Moscow of specifically targeting port infrastructure to prevent the resumption of Ukrainian grain exports. Planted on the shores of the Black Sea, Odessa is a strategic city for maritime transport in the region.
For its part, there is UNESCO “Strongly Condemn” Russian attacks on Friday vs “Multiple Museums” And historic buildings in the center, which “damaged”. The Russian military has vowed to target only military bases.
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