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Air-raid warning issued throughout Ukraine as MiG jet takes off in Belarus

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On the morning of 20 March, the authorities have issued an air-raid warning throughout Ukraine as a Russian MiG-31K fighter jet capable of carrying Kinzhal missiles took off in Belarus.

Source:, Ukraine’s air-raid warnings map; Belaruski Hajun, an independent Belarusian military monitoring media outlet

Details: At 09:09, sirens began to sound in a number of central oblasts and the capital. A few minutes later, the air-raid warnings spread to the entire territory of the country.

The sound of sirens signifies the threat of missile and air strikes. It is essential to go to a shelter at the time the sirens sound.

Belaruski Hajun monitoring media outlet reported that at 09:00, a Russian Aerospace Forces MiG-31K, which can carry Kinzhal missiles, took off from Machulishchy airfield, and at 08:58, an escort fighter took off from Baranavichy airfield.

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