At 6 a.m. local time on Sunday, Russia “fired 5 X-22 cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea towards Kyiv,” the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said.
The military says one missile was destroyed by a Ukrainian air defense unit, and the rest “hit infrastructure installations north of the Ukrainian capital.”
Earlier, Vadym Denysenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, said a military target and a civilian target had been targeted.
According to Oleksandr Kameshin, CEO of Ukraine’s state-owned enterprise Ukrzaleznetsia, several missiles landed on the Darnetsia carriage repair plant, injuring one railway worker. He said the attacks did not delay passenger trains.
The commission denied Russian reports that its company was possessing military equipment, and invited journalists to visit and verify the plant.
“I officially declare that there is no military equipment on the plant’s soil. The plant repairs cargo vehicles, including those we use to export grain,” the commission said.
He said his main target was Ukraine’s economy and civilian population. “They also want to block our opportunity to export Ukrainian products to the West.”