The head of Ukraine’s armed forces said the missiles also crossed into the airspace of neighboring Romania — a NATO member. However, the Romanian Defense Ministry denied this, saying its air force detected a projectile, probably a cruise missile, launched from the Black Sea but that it did not enter Romanian airspace.
In Moscow, the Kremlin confirmed Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would deliver a high-profile address to the country’s Federal Assembly on Feb. 21. Under Russia’s constitution, Putin is expected to make the speech annually, but he skipped it last year, prompting speculation. He is expected to mention the ongoing war in Ukraine, which Russia dubs a “special military operation.”
Here’s the latest on the war and its impact across the globe.
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