A day after Moscow accused Kyiv of being responsible for the explosion of a bridge linking Crimea to Russia, Ukraine’s presidency said on Monday that there had been strikes at “several” locations in the country.
“Ukraine is hit by missiles. According to reports on social media, strikes have been reported in many places in our country. Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the deputy head of the president’s office, advised people to “stay in shelters”. “. According to Kyiv, Russia began firing 75 missiles into Ukraine on Monday.
President Vladimir Putin has warned of “severe sanctions” for what he called “terrorist attacks” against Russia as deadly Russian airstrikes hit several Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, on Monday. The raids were in retaliation for an attack on the Kerch Bridge linking Russia and Crimea.
In retaliation for the attack on the bridge, Russia today launched long-range missile attacks against Ukraine’s energy, military and communications infrastructure, according to Vladimir Putin, who also blamed Ukraine for the Attack on the Kerch Bridge.
According to the Russian president, the attack on the Kerch bridge was a “terrorist attack intended to destroy a crucial civic infrastructure of Russia”.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the president of Ukraine, said he spoke with Bridget Brink, the US ambassador to that country, following the volley of missile attacks from Russia on Monday morning.
The United States is determined to hold Russia accountable for the war crimes and atrocities committed in our country and condemns Russian strikes against Ukrainian infrastructure. I appreciate your help. Zelenskyy said in a post on Telegram. In light of the escalating conflict, the Indian Embassy in Ukraine on Monday advised Indians to avoid unnecessary travel to and within Ukraine.
In addition, the embassy requested that all Indians present inform the mission of the status of their presence in Ukraine.