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Ukraine Latest: Biden Pledges Air Defenses Amid Putin’s Threats

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Putin Threatens ‘Harsh Response’ in More Ukraine StrikesSource: Bloomberg
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Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened more strikes against Ukrainian infrastructure after his country’s missiles hit cities across Ukraine. In a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President Joe Biden pledged to “continue providing Ukraine with the support needed to defend itself, including advanced air defense systems.” Zelenskiy called that “the number 1 priority in our defense cooperation.” 

Infrastructure facilities in eight regions were hit in the Russian missile strikes, the most intense since the first days of the invasion. European leaders said the Russian attacks amounted to “war crimes.”