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6 people are killed, 18 injured by a missile strike in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials say

Feb. 15, 2024 08:13 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A missile strike on the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border on Thursday killed six people, including a child, and injured 18 others, a Russian official said. It was the latest in exchanges of long-range missile and rocket fire in Russia's war on Ukraine. ...

Russian drone strike on Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd largest city, kills 7

Feb. 10, 2024 11:44 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian drone strike on Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, killed seven people overnight, including three children, Kharkiv region governor Oleh Syniehubov reported Saturday. Three others sustained injuries, according to the officials. He said at least...

Russia says a plane with Ukrainian POWs crashes, killing all aboard, and accuses Kyiv of downing it

Jan. 24, 2024 17:44 PM EST

A Russian military transport plane crashed Wednesday in a border region near Ukraine, and Moscow accused Kyiv of shooting it down, saying all 74 people aboard were killed, including 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war headed for a swap. Russia offered no evidence and Ukraine didn't immediately confirm or...

Russian missiles strike Ukrainian cities again, killing at least 7 and wounding dozens

Jan. 23, 2024 20:07 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles struck three Ukrainian cities Tuesday, including its two biggest, killing at least seven people and wrecking apartment buildings after Moscow shunned any deal backed by Kyiv and its Western allies to end the nearly 2-year-old war. The barrage...

Russian missiles hit Ukrainian apartment buildings in latest deadly strikes on civilian areas

Jan. 17, 2024 12:30 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia fired two missiles at Kharkiv during the night, hitting apartment buildings and a medical center and injuring 17 people in the city in northeastern Ukraine, officials said Wednesday, in Moscow's latest strikes on civilian areas in the almost two-year war. ...

Russian missiles hit Ukrainian cities, killing 5 and injuring at least 130, Kyiv officials say

Jan. 02, 2024 19:52 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's two largest cities came under attack early Tuesday from Russian missiles that killed five people and injured as many as 130, officials said, as the war approached its two-year mark and the Kremlin stepped up its winter bombardment of urban areas. Air...

Russia launches fresh drone strikes in Ukraine after promising retaliation for Belgorod attack

Dec. 31, 2023 11:05 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia launched a fresh drone assault on Ukraine after promising that strikes on the Russian border city of Belgorod that killed 24 people Saturday “would not go unpunished.” The Ukrainian Air Force said Sunday that it had shot down 21 of 49 drones launched...

Russian shelling kills 4 as Ukraine prepares to observe Christmas on Dec. 25 for the first time

Dec. 24, 2023 17:25 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian shelling in southern Ukraine’s Kherson region killed four people Sunday, including an 87-year-old man and his 81-year-old wife who died after a strike on their apartment building. The barrage injured nine other people, including a 15-year-old, sparked...

Dead, wounded or AWOL: The voices of desperate Russian soldiers trying to get out of the Ukraine war

Nov. 26, 2023 01:04 AM EST

In audio intercepts from the front lines in Ukraine, Russian soldiers speak in shorthand of 200s to mean dead, 300s to mean wounded. The urge to flee has become common enough that they also talk of 500s — people who refuse to fight. As the war grinds into its second winter, a...