October 1, 2022

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War in Ukraine: British says Russia steps up attacks on civilian targets

According to the British Ministry of Defence, the Russian military, struggling in the face of a Ukrainian counterattack, is now increasing its strikes on civilian infrastructure.

“Russia is increasingly targeting civilian infrastructure, even where it sees no immediate military effect.” According to the British Ministry of Defence, Russia has stepped up attacks on Ukrainian civilian targets over the past seven days.

The latest security intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine – 18 September 2022

Find out more about the UK Government’s response: https://t.co/NZPAVSgfAN

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The Ukrainian electricity grid and the Karatsouniv reservoir were specifically targeted by the missile strikes.

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“Faced with setbacks on the front lines, Russia may have expanded its list of locations ready to strike in an attempt to directly undermine the morale of the Ukrainian people and government.”So says the British Ministry of Defence.

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