Russian warplanes have fired on Vladimir Putin’s ally Belarus, in an attempt to drag them into the war as well, Ukraine has claimed today
Russian warplanes have fired on Belarus from Ukrainian airspace in an effort to drag the country into war, Ukraine has claimed.
The country’s air force claimed today that a Russian aircraft fired at a Belarusian settlement near the border.
It said that this was in an attempt to drag Belarus into Putin’s war.
Ukraine’s Air Force Command said in an online statement: “This is a PROVOCATION! The goal is to involve the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus in the war with Ukraine!”
An adviser to Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, said that Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko was in a meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow, at the time of the attack.