Putin Blames Ukraine for Kerch Bridge Explosion

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called the attack on the Kerch Bridge to Crimea “a terrorist act” carried out by Ukrainian special services. “There’s no doubt it was a terrorist act directed at the destruction of critically important civilian infrastructure of the Russian Federation” Putin said in a meeting with the chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin. In response, Ukraine presidential adviser Mikhail Podolyak called Putin’s accusation “too cynical even for Russia” and criticized Russia for its recent missile strikes on the city of Zaporizhzhia that killed 13 people and injured more than 50 people.