The Ukrainian military has said that Russian forces fired seven missiles at Odesa, hitting a shopping centre and a warehouse in an attack that killed one person and injured five.

The city’s Mayor Gennady Trukhanov said that the warehouse "had nothing in common with military infrastructure or military objects".

The strikes come a day after a Victory Day parade in Moscow, where Vladimir Putin was surprisingly calm in his speech – which many expected to be thunderous.

A Russian supersonic bomber fired three hypersonic missiles as part of the barrage according to Ukrainian think tank Centre for Defence Strategies.

The centre identified the weapons used overnight as Kinzhal, or "Dagger", hypersonic air-to-surface missiles.

The Russian military said it used the Kinzhal hypersonic missile for the first time ever to destroy an underground ammunition depot in Delyatyn, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine on March 19.

The danger of the missile system, that accelerates at more than two miles per second, is that it is so fast that it cannot be intercepted by any current missile defence system.

The Kh-47M2 Kinzhal air-launched ballistic missile, is allegedly capable of reaching Mach 10 speeds (7672 mph) and distances up to 1700 miles. It can also theoretically carry a nuclear warhead.

For comparison, the US Tomahawk cruise missile is subsonic, meaning that it is slower than the speed of sound, and travels around 550 mph, and goes a maximum distance of around 1500 miles.

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The news comes as the bodies of 44 civilians were pulled from the rubble of a building destroyed by another flurry of Russian airstrikes in the city of Izyum in the Kharkiv region in March.

Oleg Synegubov, the head of the regional administration, said: "This is another horrible war crime of the Russian occupiers against the civilian population."

He did not give an exact location for the site of the tragedy.

His comments come after marked his country's biggest patriotic holiday with an address to the nation yesterday, May 9.

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Putin was expected to brutally declare all out war on Ukraine and vow to mobilise its reserves for the war in Ukraine – but instead he gave a wildly underwhelming 11 minute speech.

The tyrant reiterated his usual spiel about Russia fighting Nazis in Ukraine and accused the West of planning to invade Crimea.

The speech didn't feature any inspiring lines to rally the Russian people to back his wish of taking over Ukraine.

After the faltering speech, Putin sat with a thick green blanket covering his legs as he watched the reduced number of soldiers and military vehicles pass through Moscow's Red Square.

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