The surface-to-air missiles are under focus after US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin’s comments in the wake of the Poland missile hit.
Ukraine calls on the West to increase military aid as authorities in four Moscow-held regions declare victory in annexation votes, with the conflict entering its 217th day.
The head of the North American Department at the Russian foreign ministry also said Russia warned the US that diplomatic ties would be badly damaged and could even be broken if Russia was declared a state sponsor of terrorism.
Russia accuses US of direct involvement in Ukraine conflict while the first ship carrying Ukrainian grain to world markets since Moscow's onslaught anchors safely off Türkiye's coast after a problem-free journey.
The Russian army and separatists accused Kiev's forces of striking the jail holding Ukrainian prisoners — a charge vehemently denied by Ukraine, which in turn pointed fingers at Moscow's forces.
Taiwan is considering alternative defence weapons systems as the island nation focuses on improving its military capabilities.
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