A woman was killed in a Russian attack on a residential building in Kharkiv. Erdogan continues to threaten to block Sweden’s accession to NATO. The developments in the live blog.
Ukraine: At least four killed in Russian attacks on Kherson and Kharkiv
At least four people have been killed in Russian airstrikes on cities in eastern and southern Ukraine, according to Kyiv. In the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, three people were killed and six others injured, local authorities said on Sunday. According to the authorities, a woman was killed in a Russian attack on a residential building in Kharkiv. Four people were also killed in an attack on a railway bridge in southern Ukraine’s Zaporizhia region, a Russian official said. He blamed Ukraine for the attack.
1/29/2023 • 11:37 p.m
Governor: Russian missile hits apartment building in Kharkiv
According to the region’s governor, Oleg Synehubov, a Russian missile hit an apartment building in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Rescue teams are on their way to the building, Synehubov said on Telegram. According to initial indications, it is a C-300 missile. Information on injuries and damage is not yet available. A person died.
1/29/2023 • 10:44 p.m
Erdogan: Turkey could only agree to Finland joining NATO
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens Sweden to only allow Finland to join NATO. “We could send a different message to Finland. Sweden will be shocked when it sees our answer,” Erdogan said in a TV speech. NATO member Turkey has been blocking the admission of the two Nordic countries into the western military alliance for months. Sweden and Finland applied to join NATO after invading Ukraine.