Belarusian state news agency Belta It reported that a Ukrainian S-300 missile It fell on the territory of Belarus During one of the largest Russian missile attacks against Ukraine Since the beginning of the war.
It was the Ukrainian ambassador Summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs In Minsk to receive an official protest After the Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the missile’s landing on Belarusian soil was “extremely dangerous”.
Russia Launched a wave of missile attacks next to Ukraine Thursday morning , The Ukrainian Air Force claimed to have shot down 54 Russian cruise missiles out of 69 launched at Ukraine from Rostov in Russia and the Caspian and Black Seas.
Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, acknowledged that most regions were experiencing power outages after the attacks But he said the damage would have been worse without the “heroic” air defense. In a video address Thursday night, Zelensky said air commands in central, southern, eastern and western Ukraine had repelled 54 Russian missiles and 11 drones during one of Russia’s largest air strikes since the war began in February.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko stated that three people are known to have been injured in the capital, including a 14-year-old girl. Two people were rescued from a private house hit by debris. Klitschko said that 40% of the capital’s consumers were without electricity after the missile attack.
Prime Minister of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, Pledge that Rome would continue to aid the war effort in Kyiv And that she will visit before the end of February.
The UK will commit £2.3 billion in aid to Ukraine in 2023said the UK’s Defense Secretary, Ben Wallace.
Kazakhstan was preparing to deport a Russian security officer who had fled his country because he objected to the invasion of Ukraine On Thursday, his wife said he hoped to find refuge in the West. As an officer of the Federal Protective Service (FSO), which is assigned to protect the Russian president, Major Mikhail Zhilin, 36, was banned from leaving Russia and illegally crossed into Kazakhstan in September when it became clear he could be sent to Ukraine.
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