A RUSSIAN missile has landed in pro-Nato Moldova across the border from Ukraine as Putin edges closer to the brink of World War Three.
The missile landed in the village of Naslavcea this morning after it was shot down by air defences in neighbouring Ukraine, Moldova’s Interior Ministry stated.
No accidents have been reported – however the home windows of a number of properties have been blown out when the missile smashed into the northern finish of the village, the ministry stated.
“So far there are no reported victims, but the windows of several houses in Naslavcea were destroyed,” it stated.
Naslavcea lies on the border with Ukraine in Moldova’s north.
The falling of particles on Moldova is the newest spillover from the war in Ukraine into the nation – which is a former half of the Soviet Union with a pro-Western authorities.
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Earlier this month, Moldova stated Russian cruise missiles focusing on Ukraine had crossed into its airspace – and summoned Moscow’s envoy to demand a proof.
Hundreds of hundreds of Ukrainian refugees have additionally flooded into Moldova since Putin invaded Ukraine in February.
Along with Ukraine, the nation was given granted candidate standing by the EU in a present of help in the face of Russia’s offensive.
It comes as Russia fired dozens of missiles at Ukraine on Monday, pounding power amenities, inflicting blackouts and chopping off water provides in some components of the nation, Ukrainian officers stated.
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Ukraine’s prime minister Denys Shmyhal stated: “Missiles and drones hit ten areas, the place 18 websites have been broken, most of them energy-related.
“Hundreds of settlements in seven regions of Ukraine were cut off.”
Water provides have been minimize for 80 per cent of Kyiv residents as a number of blasts shook the capital Kyiv – days after Russia blamed Ukraine for drone assaults on its Crimea fleet in the Black Sea.
“Currently, due to the emergency situation in Kyiv, 80 per cent of consumers remain without water supply,” the town’s mayor Vitali Klitschko stated.
“Engineers are also working to restore power to 350,000 homes in Kyiv that were left without electricity.”
Similar assaults focused infrastructure across Ukraine – together with Lviv in the west, Zaporizhzhia in the south and Kharkiv in the northeast.
Russia’s defence ministry stated: “The Russian armed forces continued strikes with high-precision long-range air and sea-based weapons towards the army command and power techniques of Ukraine.
“The strike targets were achieved. All assigned objects have been hit.”
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