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Russia claims Kyiv hit its air bases, fires more missiles

Dec. 05, 2022 18:32 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory, the Kremlin said Monday, shortly before Russian forces unleashed a massive missile barrage in Ukraine that struck homes and buildings and killed civilians. The unprecedented attack in Russia...

Zambian killed in Ukraine was employed as Russian mercenary

Nov. 30, 2022 10:33 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Zambian student who had been serving a prison sentence in Russia and died fighting alongside Russian troops in Ukraine had been employed by Russian mercenary group Wagner, its leader said. Wagner Group head Yevgeny Prigozhin said on the Russian social media app...

Zambia: Why did student die fighting for Russia in Ukraine?

Nov. 14, 2022 12:03 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Zambian student who was serving a 9-year, six-month sentence in a Russian prison has been killed fighting alongside Russian troops in Ukraine, the Zambian government announced Monday. Zambian Foreign Minister Stanley Kakubo says Russian officials informed the...