Footage released by Ukrainian President Zelensky’s government shows a building on fire. Rescue teams are at the scene en masse, and one fatality has already occurred. Electrical installations were also damaged in several places, and power was cut off. “The situation is critical,” he said. Authorities say Ukrainian air defenses also managed to intercept the missiles.
Neighboring Moldova also says it has suffered major power outages after Russia’s missile attacks on Ukraine. The attacks come days after the withdrawal of the Russian army from the city of Kherson, an embarrassing defeat for the Russians. Currently, world leaders are also gathering in Indonesia for the G20 Summit, a meeting of the world’s 20 most important economies. There I condemned the Russian war against Ukraine.
According to BBC Public Broadcasting, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov had just left Indonesia when reports of the attacks on Ukraine came in. Ukraine is now asking for a “principled reaction” from the G20 countries to the series of Russian attacks, and the US has already strongly condemned the missile attacks.
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