31.9 C
New York
August 8, 2022
Europe news Russia Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy World news

Fighting reaches Kyiv as Russian invasion of Ukraine intensifies

Air raid sirens wail over capital and heavy gunfire and explosions heard in residential district

Fighting has reached the suburbs and historic centre of Kyiv as Russian troops closed in on the Ukrainian capital, while Moscow indicated it was ready to talk and Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, pleaded for international help.

After early morning missile attacks, Russian forces advanced to the city’s outskirts from three sides on Friday as Ukrainian soldiers set up defensive positions at key bridges and patrolled in armoured vehicles watched by anxious residents.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Two women killed in shark attacks in Egypt’s Red Sea

admin7932

Number of displaced people passes 100m for the first time, says UN

admin7932

Spiraling housing prices are an ‘intergenerational injustice’, says Canada’s deputy PM

admin7932