Parliament Square off! XL Bully owners clash with pro-EU activists mocked for their interpretive dancing as the groups hold marches in London at the same…
The US is poised to send cluster bombs to Ukraine to help them in their counter-offensive against Russia.
The controversial weapons are banned in more than 100 countries across the globe due to the risk they pose to civilians, with "bomblets" able to detonate years after first being launched.
Initially the American Government held off sending the bombs to Kyiv because of these fears – but now US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has said they are "necessary" as Russia itself is using the weapons, reports the Sun.
READ MORE: Bloodshed in Ukraine could go on until 2026 as Zelenskyy pledges to retake Crimea
"Ukraine would not be using these munitions in some foreign land," he said.
"This is their country they’re defending."
However, the move has not been popular among human rights groups, who have urged Ukraine to avoid using the weapons and encouraged the US not to supply them.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said: "Cluster munitions scatter small bomblets over a wide area, many of which fail to explode immediately.
"They can kill and maim years later.
"That’s why use should stop immediately."
Russia has 'seized intact British-supplied Storm Shadow missile' as Putin war trophy
Russia doesn't shy away from using controversial weapons in war and Vladimir Putin has even made threats of nuclear warfare on several occasions.
Most recently the Russian despot hinted at plans to blow up Europe's biggest power plant in southern Ukraine, sparking fears of an attack and possible nuclear meltdown.
The Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant has been the source of international anxiety for some time with the tumult in the region causing fears it could sustain damage, potentially causing devastation across the surrounding regions.
Now, unidentified white objects have been spotted on the roof of the power station.
Satellite imaging from Planet Labs sent to Sky News showed the mystery items on the roof of Reactor 4 via images taken on Wednesday (July 5).
Those images are five white shapes of unknown nature or origin, taken at 7.51am, but by 11.16am more imaging showed that number had dropped to three.
A third image, taken first, shows no puzzling objects at all.
It is unclear what the objects are and whether they could be a threat to the power station, but President Volodymyr Zelenskyy insisted they "resembled explosives".
In a video address on Tuesday (July 4), the Ukrainian leader said: "Now we have information from our intelligence that the Russian troops have placed objects resembling explosives on the roof of several power units of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
"Perhaps to simulate an attack on the plant. Perhaps they have some other scenario."
For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.
Source: Read Full Article