The fallout from Russia’s missile strikes spread over the weekend, leaving many in Ukraine without power and heat. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his statement Friday night address The city of Kharkiv faces “communication problems” and blackouts, while heat is still being restored in Kiev.
A top Zelensky aide, Mykhailo Podolyak, sounded a hopeful note about the brutal fighting around the eastern city of Bakhmut. Kevin’s forces have “exceeded” the Kremlin’s goal of reducing the Kremlin’s “talented personnel” through podoliak in “dreary battles”. said Italian newspaper La Stampa.
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Russia’s hypersonic missile attack on Ukraine highlights Western vulnerability: Russia launched a half-dozen Kinzel hypersonic missiles over Ukraine earlier Thursday. Globally, the advanced missiles have renewed alarm over the Kremlin’s sophisticated arsenal, highlighting that Putin has nuclear-deterrent weapons far beyond the United States and its allies, Post reporters Robin Dixon and David L. Stern writes.
Siddharth Kaushal of the Royal United Services Institute think tank said, “They are seen as a primary weapon type by most major countries. “They are useful for certain things, stressing air defenses, hitting high-value targets, but they have a very expensive capability.