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RIM 66 Missile launching

Ukraine claims to have shot down Russian hypersonic missiles

By Jennifer Parker

ASPI's Jennifer Parker on ABC News Radio: To the war in Ukraine now, where Kyiv says its shot down six of Russia's highly feared hypersonic missiles. Moscow has boasted its, so-called 'Khinzhal' or 'dagger' missiles are all-but-unstoppable.

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  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian President 
  • Igor Konashenkov, Russian Defence ministry spokesman 
  • Jennifer Parker, Deputy Director of Defense within the Defense Strategy and National Security branch at Australian Strategic Policy Institute