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Russian air defence shoots down 9 ATACMS missiles, 61 drones

Moscow, May 19 (UNI) The Russian air defence shot down 9 ATACMS missiles and 61 Ukrainian drones over the past night, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday.
"Over the past night, a number of attempts by the Kiev regime to carry out terrorist attacks using American ATACMS operational-tactical missiles and fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles against targets on the territory of the Russian Federation were prevented. Air defence systems destroyed nine ATACMS operational-tactical missiles and one drone over the territory of the Republic of Crimea and three drones over the territory of the Belgorod Region, while 57 drones were destroyed and intercepted over the territory of the Krasnodar Territory," the ministry said.
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