The governor of the central Cherkasy area warned Ukrainians that Russia might launch a large missile strike in a while Saturday and urged residents to take shelter throughout air raid sirens.

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Individually, Vitaly Kim, regional governor of the southern Mykolayiv area, mentioned that 17 Russian Tupolev bombers had taken off from their air bases. His assertion got here shortly after air assaults in Kyiv and Kharkiv hit crucial infrastructure.