West slammed for giving F16s to Kyiv

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday warned that the West was ‘playing with fire’ by agreeing to provide Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets.
Meanwhile Moscow unleashes waves of air strikes on Kyiv overnight in what officials say appear to be the largest drone attack on the city since the start of the war as the Ukrainian capital prepares to celebrate the anniversary of its founding on Sunday.
Kyiv says combat has eased around the besieged city of Bakhmut in southeastern Ukraine, the site of the war’s longest and bloodiest battle.
Ukrainian military intelligence claims, without offering evidence, that Russia is plotting a “large-scale provocation” at a nuclear power plant it occupies in the southeast of the country with the aim of disrupting a looming Ukrainian counteroffensive. –Agencies