Kyiv celebrates Ukrainian activist-soldier Roman Ratushniy
21 June 2022 | 8:31 am
The Kyiv native seemed headed for a bright future that he wanted to devote to his country — like many young people from his generation. He was killed fighting Russian troops on the eastern front line on June 9, aged 24.
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Moscow said several drones targeted the city early Tuesday which came after Kyiv reported a fresh wave of drone attacks — the third in 24 hours — earlier in the day.
A fresh wave of Russian drone attacks have prompted evacuations in the Ukrainian capital. Meanwhile, Zelenskyy has urged South Korea to provide anti-aircraft systems.
A child was among those killed in the missile attacks on Kyiv's eastern outskirts, according to Ukrainian officials.
Desperate families are trying to secure the release of more than 20,000 Ukrainians held captive by Russia. Rights activists have said the Geneva Conventions are being violated.
Elena Kolbasnikova, a Ukrainian national who lives in the western German city of Cologne and has spoken out in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, argues that she has a right to freedom of speech.
Kyiv said it had made the first modest gains in reclaiming territory from Russia as part of its counteroffensive. DW has the latest.
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In Kyiv, South African leader urges Russia and Ukraine to de-escalate. KYIV - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday called on Ukraine and Russia to de-escalate their conflict, as he arrived in the war-torn country on a mission to broker peace.
Ukraine's Zelenskyy said Moscow has hidden the bodies of those killed in the Kakhovka dam breach. Meanwhile, the UN has put Russian forces on a blacklist over the killings of Ukrainian children.
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