Russia strikes Kyiv, multiple Ukrainian cities; many dead

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Russia unleashed a lethal barrage of strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities Monday, smashing civilian targets including downtown Kyiv where at least eight people were killed amid burnt-out cars and shattered buildings that brought back into focus the grim reality of war after months of easing tensions in the capital.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who led the invasion of Ukraine by his forces on February. 24, claimed that the strikes were in retaliation to what he called Kyiv’s “terrorist” actions. This refers to Ukraine’s attempts at repelling Moscow’s invasion force.

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