Smug Putin poses in his office as he oversees new warships just hours after pummeling Ukraine with 120 missiles in biggest onslaught for weeks: Devastating aftermath is laid bare as sobbing locals find homes destroyed
- Putin today commissioned several warships and submarines for Russian navy
- It came hours after Russian forces conducted a major bombardment of Ukraine
- Presidential advisers said between 100-120 rockets and drones hit Ukraine today
- Rockets targeted Kyiv, second city Kharkiv and several other urban populations
- Attacks followed swiftly after the Kremlin rejected Zelensky’s peace proposals
PUBLISHED: 03:11 EST, 29 December 2022 | UPDATED: 11:13 EST, 29 December 2022
A smirking Vladimir Putin today commissioned several new warships and a nuclear-powered submarine into Russia’s navy just hours after his armed forces launched a series of brutal missile attacks across Ukraine.
The Russian president gave the green light for Russian flags to be hoisted on the new vessels via video link from his Novo-Ogaryovo presidential residence outside Moscow this afternoon and vowed to strengthen his armed forces.
Earlier this morning, air raid sirens rang out across Ukraine as Russia’s forces unleashed around 120 missiles in a savage barrage which targeted the capital Kyiv and several other major cities.Skip in 2sContinue watchingNational Guard set to go door-to-door in Buffalo as death toll risesafter the ad
Distraught civilians were pictured consoling one another amid the debris following the attacks which constituted one of Russia’s largest aerial bombardments of Ukrainian civilian centres of the war so far.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in ceremony to commission new warships into the Russian navy, via a video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, 29 December 2022