“Russia said its security forces are continuing what it described as an ‘anti-terrorist’ operation for a second day after attackers crossed the border from Ukraine… The attack in the Belgorod region that borders Ukraine was carried out by Russian volunteer militias, Andriy Yusov, Ukrainian military intelligence spokesman, told Ukraine‚Äôs Suspilne broadcaster in an interview Monday. The ‘Freedom of Russia Legion’ and the ‘Russian Volunteer Corps’ were attempting to create a ‘security strip’ to protect Ukrainian civilians, he said.”