Russia-Ukraine updates: Russia threatens West’s satellites
27 October 2022 | 2:11 pm
A Russian official has warned that the West's commercial satellites could become legitimate targets. Meanwhile, shelling of critical infrastructure has caused a power cut in Ukraine's central regions. DW has the latest.
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