Russia Says Strikes on Ukraine’s Infrastructure Aimed at Slowing Delivery of Foreign Arms

By Ian Lovett and Yuliya ChernovaUpdated Dec. 1, 2022 10:25 am ET

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Russia’s foreign minister said that waves of Russian strikes on Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure that have left six million people without power were intended to slow the delivery of foreign weapons to Ukraine.

“The infrastructure that is now under attack is the infrastructure that provides the combat potential of the Ukrainian armed forces, the nationalist battalions,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday, according to Russian state media.

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