The Lead: Russia Strikes NATO Weapons Depot
You know those uranium tank shells the United Kingdom sent to Ukraine? Reports say that Russian missiles blew them up this weekend.
Footage of huge explosions near the city of Khmelnytskyi shows that Russia targeted ammunition stores in advance of the “planned counteroffensive.” The mayor of that city reported that the city itself was not targeted but that the blasts damaged buildings, and at least 21 people were injured.
The military administration in that region confirmed that “critical infrastructure” had been hit by at least four Russian drones.
Blowing up uranium is a biological hazard. The UK was warned about this but chose to send these weapons anyway.
In the wake of this news, Germany committed another $2.9 billion in arms for Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Zelensky gave an interview to The Washington Post this weekend. Entire sections of the interview were deleted where he indicates that documents that he does not like are treason.
Zelensky remains committed to war and said in this interview that Ukraine must win. Not everyone in Ukraine is committed to fighting to the death but they won’t get a chance to vote him out. He has hinted that he will postpone this year’s elections until after martial law ends, which, at this rate, will never be.