Russia strikes Kyiv as troops consolidate gains in the east

by | Jun 26, 2022 | Top Stories

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Firefighters work at the scene of a residential building following explosions in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 26, 2022.

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KYIV, Ukraine — Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of Sunday morning, striking at least two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said, as elsewhere Russian troops consolidated their gains in the east. Associated Press journalists in Kyiv saw rescue services battling flames and rescuing civilians. Klitschko said four people were hospitalized with injuries and a 7-year-old girl was pulled alive from the rubble. Culture minister Oleksandr Tkachenko said on Telegram that a kindergarten was hit in the attacks.

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