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The cargo plane had six engines, weighed 314 tonnes and was initially designed to carry rocket boosters for the Soviet space programme
Russian aircrafts fly in ‘Z formation’ during Victory Day parade rehearsal
But several sources claim that Putin is personally micromanaging war decisions and wielding the axe on commanders he sees as under performing, in this case commanders responsible for losses in early airborne operations around Kyiv.
The prime minister, who is expected to arrive in Australia late on Tuesday, will hold a one-on-one with his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern in Sydney later this week for the annual meeting between the two nations’ leaders.
Albanese visited war-torn Ukraine on the heels of the NATO summit to survey the horrific damage wrought by Russian forces.