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Crimean port of Sevastopol comes under missile strike. To save its aircraft, Russia lifts nearly all aviation off airfields in annexed Crimea.

Source: Meduza

The Russian-installed governor of Sevastopol, a major port of the annexed Crimean Peninsula, says that air defense systems were active in the city this evening, in response to a missile strike.

According to the official, Mikhail Razvozhaev, and his Telegram channel, one missile has been shot down in the vicinity of the Sevastopol Airport Belbek and its military airfield.

Public transportation in Sevastopol was temporarily paused during the strike. Traffic along the Crimean Bridge had also been suspended.

After an hour, the air alert was lifted.

Ukrainian Telegram channels write that explosions occurred in the Jankoy region of Crimea. According to further media reports, almost all Russian aviation was taken into the air so as not to become a target for missiles flying at the Crimean airfields.

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