Ukraine says it shot down 51 of 67 Russian cruise missiles on Weds

(Reuters) - Ukrainian defence forces shot down 51 of the 67 Russian cruise missiles that were launched on Wednesday, the country's top general said, after strikes that knocked out power-generating facilities.

Commander in chief Valeriy Zaluzhniy, writing on Telegram, said 30 missiles had been launched at Kyiv alone, adding that 20 were downed.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)