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US, UK say Putin used hypersonic missile to 'detract from stalled invasion.'

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 22, 2022 4:24 AM 1 min read
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U.K. Air Vice-Marshall Mick Smeath said that the hypersonic missile launched into western Ukraine on March 19 is “unlikely to materially affect the outcome of Russia’s campaign in Ukraine.” Similarly, U.S. President Joe Biden said the missile was launched because Putin’s “back is against the wall.”

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