Watch the video: More air strikes on Kiev – people hiding in subway stations
STORY: On Friday night, many people in the Ukrainian capital Kiev again sought protection from Russian air raids. To do this, they fled to subway stations, among other places. Authorities reported two waves of attacks on the capital. The Mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, said in a statement that there were explosions in the city, but that the air defenses were working. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy criticized the city administration in a video speech. Witnesses reported that a nine-year-old girl, her mother and another woman were killed in a Russian rocket attack on Kiev on Thursday after the air-raid shelter they rushed to could not be opened. Russia has recently stepped up its attacks on the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.
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