Ukraine war: Russian forces carry out overnight strikes, deploy nukes to Belarus

Source: CNBC

“Hostilities intensified overnight, with Ukrainian officials reporting enemy forces targeted the east of the country with substantive drone and missile attacks. The Ukrainian air force says it has struck down 10 missiles, 23 Iran-made Shahed drones and two reconnaissance drones, as air alarms blared in Kyiv. Russia has struck targets in the regions of Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk, according to the Ukrainian air force. CNBC could not independently verify the developments. … Beyond the front line, President Alexander Lukashenko of Moscow ally Belarus signaled that Russia has moved ahead with plans to deploy tactical nuclear weapons on Belarus’[s] territory.” (05/26/23)