First Thing: Russia retaliates with mass missile attack on Ukraine after tanks promise

Sending tanks is seen as growing ‘direct involvement in the conflict’ from US and Nato, Kremlin says. Plus, how did America’s eggs get absurdly expensive? People take shelter inside a metro station during massive Russian missile attacks in Kyiv on Wednesday night. Good morning.

Huge explosions shook Kyiv and sirens sounded across Ukraine on Thursday morning during a mass missile attack 24 hours after commitments were made by the US and Germany to send advanced battle tanks. There were reports of at least one person killed in the capital, Kyiv.

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has this morning said that Moscow views […]

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