31 May 2023

Ukraine war: Russia says UK officials ‘legitimate military targets’

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Ukraine’s long awaited summer offensive – months in the making – isn’t yet materialising as expected.

Experts say Kyiv still seems to be relying on drone attacks and showy incursions into Russia for so-called “shaping operations” – without ever acknowledging its direct involvement.

Earlier today the one time Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev called British government ministers “goofy” and said they could be considered legitimate military targets.