April 13, 2024

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Kyiv denies involvement in deadly attack near Moscow, but blames Kremlin

Kyiv denies involvement in deadly attack near Moscow, but blames Kremlin

The Ukrainian president declared no “Nothing to see” At least 40 people were killed in an attack on a concert hall near Moscow on Friday March 22. Ukrainian military intelligence accused the Kremlin and its special services of planning the deadly attack to blame and justify Ukraine. “increase” of war. For its part, a faction of pro-Ukraine Russian militias behind recent armed border incursions has denied any responsibility. Follow our live stream.

According to Washington, the “brutal” Russian strikes in Ukraine underscore the need to send aid. The White House on Friday condemned the large-scale Russian strikes that hit Ukraine overnight, prompting congressional Republicans to lift their blockade. “Unforgivable” US military aid to Kiev. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russian military launched about 90 missiles and 60 explosive drones against Ukraine. The The total death toll is five.

Kharkiv electricity was completely cut off. There are Russian bombings in Ukraine's second city “severe damage” Energy infrastructure, the mayor of this Russian border town said in a telegram. In total, according to the Ukrainian operator, the night strikes led to power cuts in at least seven regions of the country.

Russia says the attack was in retaliation for Ukraine's aggression on its border. “The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched a major strike (…) against energy and military-industrial infrastructure, railway junctions, arsenals” In particular, the Russian Defense Ministry said in Telegram that it had carried out such an attack since the previous weekend. “in response” Those targeting its border areas in Belgorod or Kursk faced bombings and infiltrations by armed groups.

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