An air alert has been issued across Ukraine as large Russian missile wave is reportedly incoming. Kh-101/555 missiles reportedly were launched by Tu-95MS strategic aviation from the Caspian Sea/Engels.
11 Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers in the air as well as 4 Tu-22M3 medium bombers. Su-35/34 activity reported in the north of Ukraine as well. An MiG-31K has reportedly also taken off. 6 additional Russian MiGs reportedly in the air.
Air alarms active in:
Lviv region, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Volyn region, Khmelnytskyi region, Ternopil region, Chernivtsi region, Transcarpathian region, Rivne region.
ETA 50-70 minutes to Ukrainian airspace for some of the missles.
First missiles reported entering Sumy airspace now.
07:11 Ukraine local time – Additional missiles launches reported including Kinzhals, looks like multiple waves inbound. Explosions reported in Dnipro and Kharkiv regions.
07:27 – Explosions in Zaporizhia, Khmelnitsky, Zhytomyr, and Kryvyi Rih regions. Shelter in place still for multiple regions, Kyiv just got a new shelter warning, missiles heading that way.
07:36 – More incoming to Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Ivano-Frankivsk – both Russian ballistics and Russian missiles.
08:20 – Notably residential buildings in Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia among areas reported struck by missiles, as well as a supermarket in Kryvyi Rih reportedly. Injuries reported. Russian channels say critical/industrial infrastructure targets were hit in Kherson, Kryvyi Rih, Kharkiv, and Zaporizhzhia.
Russian bombers beginning to land, it looks like launches are winding down for now. Airspace over Ukraine is currently clear according to channels, possibility still remains for further strikes however.