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Cosmic and phantom UFOs are all over Ukraine's skies, government report claims

By Aazam

The skies over Kyiv are swarming with unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to a new report from the Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Ukrainian astronomers have taken to monitoring fast-moving, low-visibility objects in the daytime sky over Kyiv and the surrounding villages.

Government agencies tend to refer to such objects as UAP, short for  "unidentified aerial phenomena

The researchers divided their UAP observations into two categories: "cosmics" and phantoms

Cosmics are luminous objects that are brighter than the background sky

Phantoms, by contrast, are dark objects, usually appearing "completely black," as if absorbing all light falling onto them, the team added

The U.S. government has openly renewed its interest in UAP investigations since 2017, when several videos taken by U.S. Navy aircraft leaked to the media

The new UAP report out of Ukraine added that the country's National Academy of Science is interested in contributing to this ongoing research