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Russia Shifts Tactics With Deadly Missile Strikes on Ukraine

  • Russia uses advanced missiles to evade Ukraine’s air defense
  • At least five people were killed near Lviv in western Ukraine
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Russia launched a devastating bombardment against cities across Ukraine, killing at least five people and casting hundreds of thousands into sporadic blackouts with a new mix of weapons that mostly evaded air defenses.

The strike was unusual in the number of expensive, high-end missiles used, raising the difficult to answer question of why Russian planners decided to deploy them in such numbers now.