Ukrainian air defence forces shot down over 60 cruise missiles and about 170 drones over Kyiv in May.
Source: Kyiv City Military Administration on Telegram
Quote: “At no time in the history of our planet… No city and no country… have ever been subjected to such severe air attacks with numerous hypersonic air-launched, ballistic, cruise missiles and modern military UAVs. As much as Kyiv in May. Kyiv withstood it”.
Details: The posted report indicates that Ukrainian air defence forces destroyed seven Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, 13 Iskander ballistic missiles, 65 cruise missiles (Kh-101, Kh-555, Kalibr), and 169 UAVs in May.
At the same time, the authority clarified that these are estimates.
Background: On the night of 2 June, Ukrainian defenders destroyed all 15 cruise missiles and 21 attack drones used by the Russians to attack Kyiv Oblast.