Russia Blasts Kyiv, Other Ukrainian Cities In Deadly Strikes; 11 Killed


Kyiv: Russia unleashed a lethal barrage of strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities smashing civilian targets including downtown Kyiv on Monday.

According to Ukrainian officials, At least 11 people were killed and dozens were wounded by the strikes.

The officials said that four regions had also been left with no electricity following the attacks – Lviv, Poltava, Sumy and Ternopil adding that the electricity supply had been partially disrupted in other parts of the country.

Russia’s deadly missile attacks on cities across Ukraine represent another “unacceptable escalation of the war”, a spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said.

“As always, civilians are paying the highest price,” Stephane Dujarric said in a statement.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said he spoke with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and reiterated Washington’s support for Kyiv after Russia’s “horrific strikes”.

“We will continue to provide unwavering economic, humanitarian, and security assistance so Ukraine can defend itself and take care of its people,” Blinken tweeted.

The attacks brought a chorus of outrage in Europe. French President Emanuel Macron expressed “extreme concern.” British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly tweeted that “Russia’s firing of missiles into civilian areas of Ukraine is unacceptable.”

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