Putin war chaos: Russia resorts to 'highly inaccurate' weapon after running out of options
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New intelligence reports from the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) suggest the Russian tyrant is having to resort to ever more desperate measures in the pursuit of his war aims. With stocks of precision weapons running low, the Kremlin has been forced to wheel out Cold War-era arms to continue its brutal assault. In particular, Putin's army is reported to be using Kh-22 missiles, that were originally intended to target aircraft carriers using nuclear warheads.
The MoD said in its Saturday bulletin: "Since April, Russian medium bombers have likely launched dozens of 1960s era Kh-22 air-launched, heavy anti-ship missiles against land targets. "When employed in a ground attack role with a conventional warhead they are highly inaccurate and can therefore cause significant collateral damage and civilian casualties.
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