Russia using anti-ship missiles on land targets in Ukraine: UK military
Russian bombers have likely been launching 1960s-era heavy, anti-ship missiles meant to destroy aircraft carriers with nuclear warheads against land targets in Ukraine, a British military intelligence report said Saturday. is likely using such weapons because it is running short of more precise modern missiles, Britain's Defence Ministry said in a daily update.
Russian forces have been concentrating their efforts on capturing all of Ukraine's eastern region of coal mines and factories known as the Donbas. Civilians have been fleeing intense fighting in eastern Ukraine as Russian and Ukrainian forces engage in a grinding battle of attrition for key cities in the country's industrial heartland.
The report said Ukrainian air defences were still deterring Russian tactical aircraft from carrying out strikes across much of the country. (Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.
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