Over the past nine months, Russia has launched more than 16,000 missile attacks on Ukraine, Defence Minister Oleksiy Reznikov has said on Twitter.
"97% of russian targets are CIVILIAN. We are fighting against a terrorist state. Ukraine will prevail and will bring the war criminals to justice," he said.
It is noted that out of these 16,000 missile strikes, more than 12,300 targeted suburban areas and villages, another 1,900 strikes hit residential buildings. More than 500 times the Russian military hit military targets, transport infrastructure suffered more than 250 times. About 220 strikes were made on energy infrastructure and over 800 on other objects.