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Missile Strike in Kyiv Rattles Residents After Weeks of Quiet

By Valerie Hopkins

26 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

With an attack on Kyiv on Sunday, Russian forces seemed intent on sending a message: The invasion of Ukraine won't be confined to the Donbas.

KYIV, Ukraine — Olha and her husband, Roman, stood on a concrete platform, carefully avoiding debris and shards of glass, staring at the smoldering building that contained the apartment they moved into one year ago.

A group of firefighters was trying to put out a blaze that had destroyed part of the structure, while emergency workers carried a stretcher from the eighth floor down the stairway.

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