The Russian Ministry of Defense has acknowledged it carried out long-range strikes with precision weapons targeting Ukrainian communications infrastructure, Russian military spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said in a Wednesday statement.
Ukrainian intelligence agency facilities were among the targets struck, according to Russian state news agency TASS.
On Tuesday, the area surrounding a TV tower in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv was hit by military strikes, videos and photos posted to social media, geolocated and verified by CNN, showed. The Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs also confirmed there was a military strike near the TV tower.
It was not immediately clear if the area around the tower was among the targets mentioned by the Russian Ministry of Defense.