Moscow denies shooting down hypersonic missile

Moscow on Tuesday denied that Kyiv's air defense forces shot down six Kinzhal hypersonic missiles during overnight barrages.

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Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER:  Moscow on Tuesday denied that Kyiv's air defense forces shot down six Kinzhal hypersonic missiles during overnight barrages. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Russia had not launched as many Kinzhal missiles as Ukraine had shot down. '

Earlier on Tuesday, Ukraine said it had shot down six missiles, an important weapon for Russia. "Another incredible achievement for the Ukrainian Air Force," Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksy Reznikov said. '

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told the Council of Europe via video conference that "100 percent of Russian missiles fired into Ukrainian territory between Monday and Tuesday night have been repelled." '