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Russian strikes pound Kyiv as Zelenskiy refuses US offer to evacuate

‘We are successfully holding back the enemy,’ says Ukraine’s leader amid fierce fighting around the city

Russian troops continued to press their offensive against Kyiv as well as other cities across Ukraine on Saturday, as residents sought shelter in the capital’s metro system and in basements during a third day of fierce bombardment.

As Russian strikes continued to pound Kyiv, the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, refused a US offer to evacuate, insisting he would stay. “The fight is here,” he said as street fighting continued, largely around the edges of the city.

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