The latest on the war between Russia and Ukraine – The Washington Post
Over the past six weeks, Moscow has moved towards a “long-term, defensive posture” on the front lines in Ukraine, the British Ministry of Defense announced. Friday said in his daily intelligence update, adding that it was likely a sign that Russian forces in Ukraine were “currently only capable of defensive operations.”
Ukraine announced that Russia had launched several Iranian-made Shahed drones in recent days. President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed the air force would “clip the wings of all metal monsters” as he addressed the night standing next to what appeared to be a downed drone. The drones, which Iran has repeatedly denied supplying to Moscow, have been used by Russian forces in Ukraine, most recently in a wave of attacks on Energy facilities of Ukraine.
Here’s the latest on the war and its effects around the world.
4. From our correspondents
Displaced Ukrainians arrived in Zaporozhye, often after challenging and dangerous flights to safety. Many stay for long periods while waiting for permission to return home. “Zaporozhye says we can’t go because they fear for our lives,” one refugee told The Post reporters. “But I’ll sign anything, they waive all risk; just let me come back.”
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