Russia-Ukraine war news: Missile attacks target Ukraine
Missiles went down in several parts of Ukraine early Thursday as air raid warnings spread across the country. The Kharkiv region was hit 15 times, its governor said on Telegram, while officials in Odessa said they were receiving a “massive” missile attack. Four people were reported killed in Lviv, the head of the regional military administration said.
Explosions were also heard in the regions of Lviv, Volyn, Zhytomyr, Dnipropetrovsk and Kirovohrad, as well as the cities of Khmelnytskyi and Kherson, the spokesman of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday.
The attacks came a day after US Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told a panel of senators that Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing “significant constraints,” and may see an escalation of the war as the ” best way it has left to secure Russia’s strategic interests in Ukraine. .”
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