Towering columns of smoke and flame were seen rising from the airfield on Tuesday.
One of Ukraine’s most senior officials tells The Daily Beast that the West hasn’t offered enough military support because it didn’t believe in Kyiv’s resolve.
Ukrainian officials have made repeated requests for longer-range rockets. The Biden administration doesn’t want to send them just quite yet.
“There will be either Russian land or a scorched desert,” a Russian general reportedly said after claiming to have mined the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine.
“In general, he gave the impression of a maniac,” one unnamed prisoner was quoted telling Mediazona.
“If you have to die, you only have to do it once… This is a part of your duty as a citizen, as a soldier, as a warrior, as a Russian man.”
A deranged “filtration” system gives Ukrainian civilians—including young children—the illusion of choice but, in reality, they are being kidnapped en masse by the Russian state.