Russia plans to hit Ukraine's infrastructure - US

08:05 23 August Kyiv, Ukraine

The occupiers are planning to strike at the civilian infrastructure of Ukraine.

This was reported by Reuters, citing a US official.
"We have information that Russia is increasing its forces to strike civilian infrastructure and government facilities in Ukraine in the coming days.. Given Russia's track record in Ukraine, we are concerned about the continuing threat Russian strikes pose to civilians and civilian infrastructure."

The official said the claim was based on downgraded US intelligence.

The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense urges Ukrainians to be especially careful on August 24, Independence Day, due to the threat of missile attacks and provocations from Russia.