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Russia Says It Used Hypersonic ‘Kinzhal’ Missiles to Attack

  • Missiles said to hit weapons storage site in western Ukraine
  • Ukraine hasn’t confirmed claimed strike by advanced system
Still from footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site. A Kinzhal hypersonic missile during a test in southern Russia

Still from footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site. A Kinzhal hypersonic missile during a test in southern Russia

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Russia said it fired hypersonic missiles from its “Kinzhal” system for the first time in the more than three-week invasion of Ukraine, to destroy an underground weapons storage site in the west of the country.