A loud explosion was heard in Kyiv early in the morning, stated the Kyiv Oblast military administration
The Kyiv Oblast military administration said shortly after midnight that Ukraine's air defenses were "operating" in Kyiv Oblast.
Explosions were reported in the cities of Kharkiv, Khmelnytsky, and Zhytomyr, as well as Kyiv, Poltava, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil oblasts.
Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov said at 3:45 a.m. local time that Russian forces attacked the region. He urged residents to remain in shelters.
Numerous explosions have been reported in the city of Kharkiv.
Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Serhii Lysak said that Russia targeted the Marhanets, Chervonohryhorivka and Nikopol communities.