Video Zelensky: Ukraine shot down 20 of 28 missiles fired by Russia on Tuesday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said more than half of the missiles and drones fired by Russia on Tuesday had been shot down. CNN.

Volodymyr ZelenskyPhoto: Manual / AFP / Profimedia

Zelensky said in his daily news that 20 of the 28 missiles launched on Tuesday morning were shot down.

He paid tribute to soldier Dmtro Shumsky for shooting down two Russian cruise missiles using a shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missile system on Monday.

“If it weren’t for today’s attacks, we would have already restored the electricity, water supply and communications that the terrorists damaged yesterday. Today Russia will achieve only one more thing: to slightly delay our restoration”, Zelensky said. .

Ukraine’s president said electricity and communications had been restored in most of the affected towns and villages.

“In some cities and districts, work is still going on,” he said, adding that there are some restrictions on power supply in some areas to maintain the stability of the power system.

Zelensky said Ukraine will meet its partners in Germany on Wednesday to address Ukraine’s military needs.

“I expect our partners to make progress on agreements to provide anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense, other weapons and ammunition we need,” he said.

US President Joe Biden on Monday assured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that Washington would provide advanced air systems after the devastating Russian missile attack on several cities.

So far, the United States has approved the delivery of eight advanced NASAMS systems to Ukraine, with two expected to be delivered soon and six more in the long term.

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“We believe we are on the verge of delivering the first two in the very near future.” A White House spokesman said, John Kirby, during a press conference. “We are certainly interested in expediting the delivery of NASAMs to Ukraine as soon as possible.”

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