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Zelenskyy: Air defence shot down all "Shaheds" launched at Kyiv Oblast, I am proud

Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 09:25
Zelenskyy: Air defence shot down all Shaheds launched at Kyiv Oblast, I am proud

Ukrainian air defences have shot down all 13 Russian Shahed kamikaze drones that attacked Kyiv Oblast and the capital on the morning of 14 December.

Source: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a video message

Quote: "The terrorists began this morning with 13 Shaheds. According to preliminary information, all 13 drones were shot down by our air defence systems. Well done. I'm proud."

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Details: Zelenskyy urged Ukrainians not to ignore air-raid sirens.

Background: 

  • On the morning of 14 December, following the sounding of the air-raid siren in Kyiv Oblast, air defence systems were reported to be deployed.
  • Later, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko reported explosions in the Shevchenkivskyi District of the capital.
  • The Air Force reported that Ukrainian air defence systems had shot down 13 Russian Shahed kamikaze drones.

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