US concerned by Russia-China call

After a call between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, the United States expressed concern over China's alignment with Russia.

It is "unlikely," according to the secretary of Belarus's Security Council

Ukrainian air defence missile accidentally crossed into Belarusian airspace.

Putin sends New Year's greetings to foreign governments, but omits the United States' Joe Biden, Germany's Angela Merkel, and France's Emmanuel Macron.

Residents of Kyiv have been urged to take refuge in bomb shelters as sirens blare across 

the Ukrainian capital a day after Russia launched its largest aerial assault since invading in February.

He added that it would take at least five years, and possibly even ten, to replenish Russia's missile supply