A Sky News Arabia correspondent reported that sirens sounded in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
And Ukrainian authorities have warned of the danger of a Russian drone attack on Kyiv, calling on residents of the capital to stay in shelters until the alert is over.
In addition to Kyiv, sirens also sounded in Mykolaiv and Kherson.
The activation of the state of air alert came hours after the Russian Defense Ministry announced that the crew of the Black Sea Fleet ship “Ivan Khors” had successfully repelled a Ukrainian attack with drones in the Bosphorus Strait region in the exclusive territory of Turkey. economic zone.
The attack took place, according to Moscow, while the Russian ship was “carrying out tasks to ensure the safe operation of the Turkish gas pipelines, Turkish Stream and Blue Stream”, which export Russian gas to Turkey.
In its statement, the ministry said that the Russian forces had reinforced their measures to protect energy installations and supply lines following the attack on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines last September.
The Russian ministry said that “all enemy boats were destroyed by regular fire from a Russian ship 140 km northeast of the Bosphorus Strait”.
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