Moscow says it struck in Vinnytsia a command meeting of Ukrainian forces

Moscow says it struck at Vinnytsia a command meeting of Ukrainian forces

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The Russian army claimed on Friday to have struck a meeting of the Ukrainian air force in Vinnytsia, a city in central Ukraine far from the front lines, a deadly bombardment denounced by the international community. 

The Russian Ministry of Defense explains in a statement that Kalibr missiles fired from the sea hit the “officers’ house” in this city where a meeting was held of the “Ukrainian Air Force Command with representatives of foreign arms suppliers”.

“Because of this strike, the participants in the meeting were eliminated,” he added.< /p>

Russia has never acknowledged any blunders or crimes by its armed forces in Ukraine and ensures that it systematically strikes only military targets.

Moscow says it hit Vinnytsia a comma meeting ndment of Ukrainian forces

Moscow says it struck; to Vinnytsia a command meeting of Ukrainian forces

It accuses Ukraine of staging bombings or executions of civilians by Russians.

According to the Ukrainian army, the missiles hit the parking lot and a commercial building in the center of the city, housing offices and small businesses.At least 23 people were killed.

The UN Secretary General s is said to be 'appalled' and the EU has denounced further Russian 'atrocities'.