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Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia hit by Russian missiles, four dead, 20 injured

Reuters Russia fired five missiles on Ukraine’s southern city of Zaporizhzhia on Friday, killing at least four people, injuring 20 and damaging residential buildings and industrial facilities, the Regional Governor said. Two journalists covering the aftermath of the strikes were among those wounded in the city, which is near the frontline in the war with […]

Russia launches largest missile attack on Kyiv in weeks

Kyiv, Ukraine Reuters Russia staged its largest missile attack in weeks on Kyiv and the surrounding region on Thursday, injuring at least 17 people and damaging schools, residential buildings and industrial facilities, officials said. The air force said its defences shot down all the inbound missiles that were fired after a 44-day pause in such […]

Hundreds attend funeral of family burned alive in Russian drone attack

Kharkiv, Ukraine Reuters Hundreds of mourners, many sobbing uncontrollably, gathered on Monday at the funeral of a family of five, including three small children, burned alive in a Russian drone attack in the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. “Why did young children have to die?” Tetiana Putyatina wept before collapsing as she embraced the coffins […]

Russian air strikes on Ukraine kill four, damage grain and port facilities

A firefighter works at a site of a hotel damaged by a Russian military attack, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa, Ukraine, on 25th September 2023

Reuters Russian air strikes and shelling killed six people in Ukraine and caused “significant damage” to infrastructure at the Black Sea port of Odesa and to grain storage facilities, Ukrainian officials said on Monday. The air attacks were part of a campaign that has made it harder for major grain producer Ukraine to export its […]

UNESCO-listed cathedral among damaged buildings in Odesa

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Odesa, Ukraine Reuters More details have emerged about a Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s southern port of Odesa early on Sunday in which an Orthodox cathedral in the city centre, a UNESCO world heritage site, was severely damaged. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said one person was killed and 20 injured, including four children aged 11 to […]

Bleak winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s power capacity

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Kyiv, UkraineReuters President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved the country’s power capacity, as the United Nations health body warned of a humanitarian disaster in Ukraine this winter. Authorities said millions of Ukrainians, including in the capital Kyiv, could face power cuts at least until the […]

Ukrainian city grieves four-year-old girl after Russian missile attack

Ukraine Vinnytsia destroyed building

Vinnytsia, UkraineReuters A Ukrainian city far from the frontline grieved its dead including a four-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome, while Russian missiles continued to rain on other cities across the country. Late on Friday, Russian missiles hit Dnipro, killing three people and wounding 15 others, the local Governor said on Telegram. Rockets hit an industrial […]