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Russia hit Kyiv during the UN chief’s visit as Moscow

Russia hit Kyiv during the UN chief’s visit as Moscow

Russia hit Kyiv during the UN chief’s visit as Moscow

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The Russian military resumed their onslaught on Ukraine’s south and east on Friday, after bombing the country’s capital during the UN Secretary-visit. General’s

At least three people were injured in strikes in Kyiv’s western suburbs late Thursday, the first in the capital in over two weeks, and which occurred after UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres toured Bucha and other districts where Moscow is accused of war crimes.

Russia is currently boosting operations in the separatist eastern Donbas area, three months after an invasion that failed to capture Kyiv in the near term, while Ukraine’s Western allies supply it with more powerful arms.

Following Moscow’s withdrawal from Kyiv, scores of remains in civilian clothing were discovered, prompting Ukrainian prosecutors to announce that they had initiated investigations into 10 Russian soldiers for suspected atrocities in Bucha, as well as identifying over 8,000 possible war crimes instances.

According to prosecutor general Iryna Venediktova, these charges entail “killing civilians, bombing civilian infrastructure, torture,” and “sexual crimes” committed during Russia’s annexation of various sections of Ukraine.

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President Joe Biden urged US senators to accept a massive $33 billion assistance package on Thursday, and suggested new legislation that would allow luxury assets taken from Russian oligarchs to be used to recompense Ukraine for damage caused since Moscow invaded on February 24.

“The cost of this fight is not cheap. But caving to aggression is going to be more costly if we allow it to happen, “Biden stated.

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