JRL NEWSWATCH: “Unexplained Attacks Inside Russian Territory Raise Prospect of Wider Conflict” – WSJ

European Portion of Commonwealth of Independent States

“Strikes and explosions — some attributed to Ukrainian forces — have hit infrastructure vital to Moscow’s offensive in eastern Ukraine.”

“… [A]ttacks inside Russian territory and unexplained explosions at Russian targets near the border … have expanded the scope of the conflict … underscoring Russian vulnerabilities in regions … crucial to Moscow’s renewed offensive in eastern Ukraine. … Ukraine has denied a role in [some recent] incidents. [A] Ukrainian presidential adviser … who … declined … comment on whether Ukraine had any involvement in [some recent] blasts, … said they could have been caused by divine retribution following the killing of Ukrainian civilians. … [N]ew weapons … the Ukrainians will receive from the West are much more powerful than anything they or the Russians currently have, raising the possibility of more strikes deeper inside Russian territory. …”

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