Russia President Vladimir Putin said Russia will deliver missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads to Belarus in the coming months.
During a broadcast he said, “Many Su-25 (aircraft) are in service with the Belarusian military. They could be upgraded in an appropriate way.”
“This modernisation should be carried out in aircraft factories in Russia and the training of personnel should start in accordance with this,” he added, after Lukashenko asked him to “adapt” the planes.
“We will agree on how to accomplish this,” Russia’s President said.
As of today, Russian forces launched dozens of missiles across Ukraine. Including northern and western regions of the country, officials said.
Bombers from a Russian airfield flew up to Ukraine’s border after entering Belarusian airspace and fired the missiles overnight. According to Belarusian monitoring group, Belarusian Guyun, which has detailed Russian actions since the war started Feb. 24.
According to UPI, Local officials in Ukraine confirmed the attack, which Ukraine’s military intelligence agency called “a large-scale provocation of Russia for the purpose of further dragging Belarus into the war against Ukraine.”
Russia’s President Fires Missiles
Russian forces fired at least 24 missiles at the outskirts of Zhytomyr, about 80 miles west of Kyiv, according to Zhytomyr Mayor Sergey Sukhomlyn. Zhytomyr Regional Gov. Vitaly Bunechko said at least one of the soldiers died and another suffered injuries.
East of Kyiv, in the Chernihiv region, Regional Gov. Vyacheslav Chaus said that a “massive missile strike,” destroyed infrastructure in Desna village where Ukrainian forces have a military base.
Several times before Putin threatened nuclear weapons.
Previous updates from Ukraine reported African cities taken over. Due to the Russia’s plan to use food supply as a weapon of war.