Ukrainian Air Defence operates in Kyiv and Cherkasy Oblasts

Ukrainian air defence forces repelled attacks from Russian troops in the airspace over Kyiv and Cherkasy Oblasts.

Sources: Kyiv Oblast Military Administration in Telegram; Ihor Taburets, Head of the Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration, in Telegram

Quote: "Air defence is operating in Kyiv Oblast. Stay in shelters until [authorities] sound the all-clear signal."

Details: The Kyiv Oblast Military Administration called on residents to maintain informational silence and abstain from recording or publishing videos featuring the operation of air defence equipment and the consequences of enemy strikes on social networks.

The Head of the Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration also commented about the work of Ukrainian air defence forces.

"The situation in Cherkasy region is under control. Air defence forces are currently operating. [We will provide] details later," Ihor Taburets wrote on the social network.

Update at 02:45: Kyiv City Military Administration reported on Telegram that Ukrainian air defence is operating near Kyiv.

Kyiv City Military Administration stressed, "The danger has not passed yet! Stay in shelters."

Background: On the night of 26 January, local authorities reported the threat of an air raid in Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk Oblasts.

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