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Putin says strikes targeted Ukraine energy infrastructure

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President Vladimir Putin on Monday confirmed Russian forces carried out a wave of missile attacks on Ukraine cities that killed at least five people and knocked out energy infrastructure nationwide.

“This morning, on the advice of the defence ministry and according to a plan from the general staff, a massive strike was carried out with high-precision, long-range weapons… on energy, military command and communications facilities in Ukraine,” Putin said during a meeting with his security council.

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