Russia Strikes Kyiv as Western Leaders Meet in Europe
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit the Ukrainian capital as Western leaders meeting in Europe this week prepared to reaffirm their support for Ukraine and condemnation of Russia.
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Associated Press journalists in Kyiv saw rescue services battling flames and rescuing civilians on Sunday.
The strikes also damaged a nearby kindergarten.
A Ukrainian air force spokesman said the missiles were Kh-101 cruise missiles fired from planes over the Caspian Sea, more than 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) away.
Mayor Vitali Klitschko says one person was killed and six injured, including a 7-year-old girl and her mother.
Meanwhile, Russian troops in eastern Ukraine fought to swallow up the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in Luhansk province.