The supply of depleted uranium ammunition to Kiev, part of an additional billion-dollar aid package announced by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, shows Washington’s “inhumanity”, blasted Moscow overnight. Wednesday to Thursday. Follow hour by hour the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
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4:09 am: Ukrainian drones shot down near Moscow and Rostov-on-Don
Ukrainian drones were shot down in the early hours of Thursday near the Russian capital and in the south of the country, Russian news agency RIA reported, citing the Defense Ministry. One drone was shot down near Moscow and two more near Rostov-on-Don, RIA said.
3:47 am: Supply of depleted uranium munitions to kyiv shows Washington’s ‘inhumanity’
The Russian Embassy in the United States on Wednesday denounced the supply of depleted uranium munitions promised by Washington to Kiev, calling this future aid a “clear sign of inhumanity”. “The decision of the American administration to send depleted uranium ammunition to Kiev is a clear sign of inhumanity”, lambasted on Telegram the Moscow embassy, highlighting the risks linked to the “moving radioactive clouds” caused by the explosions of these weapons.
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The head of the American diplomacy Antony Blinken was Wednesday in kyiv for a surprise visit, during which a new envelope of one billion dollars was announced to help Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion.
The United States will provide Ukraine with ammunition containing depleted uranium, effective against tanks and armored vehicles, the Pentagon then announced.
At least 16 people were killed in a Russian bombardment on a market in Kostiantynivka, a town in eastern Ukraine.
With AFP and Reuters