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Russia says its forces struck Ukraine's Lviv with cruise missiles

Russia used sea-based long-range missiles to destroy an arsenal of S-300 missiles and BUK anti-aircraft missile systems near Kyiv, the ministry said

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Smoke rises in the air in Lviv on March 26, 2022 as Ukraine says Russia is continuing to strike and encircle urban populations. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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Russia struck military targets in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv with high-precision cruise missiles, the Russian defence ministry said on Sunday.

Russia hit a fuel depot being used by Ukrainian forces near Lviv with long-range missiles and used cruise missiles to strike a plant in the city being used to repair anti-aircraft systems, radar stations and sights for tanks, the ministry said.

"The armed forces of the Russian Federation continue offensive actions as part of the special military operation," the ministry's spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement.

The ministry showed video of the missile strikes in Lviv.

Officials in Lviv, just 60

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First Published: Mar 27 2022 | 1:12 PM IST

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