Russia-Ukraine warfare newest updates: Missile assault on Kyiv; Russian air base blasts

RIGA, Latvia — Moscow has accused Ukraine of utilizing drones to assault two army installations inside Russia, the place three army personnel had been killed, on Monday. Kyiv didn’t reply to Moscow’s allegations. If confirmed, these can be the deepest strikes by Ukraine in Russia.

Shortly after the explosions, Russia launched a barrage of missiles at a number of Ukrainian cities, together with Kyiv, prompting residents to hunt shelter and reducing off energy and water in some areas. Russia’s Protection Ministry mentioned its forces carried out a “massive strike” on Ukrainian army targets, utilizing high-precision weapons, based on a Telegram assertion.

Right here’s the newest on the warfare and its ripple results throughout the globe.

4. From our correspondents

Ukraine permits perilous Dnieper River crossings to flee Russian occupation. Ukrainian officers introduced Saturday that they might carry a ban on crossing the Dnieper River, encouraging residents on the occupied japanese financial institution to flee to the not too long ago liberated southern metropolis of Kherson, regardless of the hazard, in a attainable signal that Ukraine’s offensive may proceed to push east.

To this point, few have taken up the provide to flee, write Samantha Schmidt and Serhii Korolchuk. The route is perilous: A 65-year-old girl, trying to cross the river by boat alongside her husband died underneath gunfire Sunday, based on a press release launched by the Kherson Metropolis Council.

Russian forces have battered Kherson with shelling in current days from firing positions on the east facet of the river.

Timsit reported from London, Pannett from Sydney and Rauhala from Brussels. David L. Stern in Kyiv, Ukraine, Maham Javaid and Karen DeYoung in Washington, Rick Noack in Paris, and Mary Ilyushina, Robyn Dixon and Natalia Abbakumova in Riga, Latvia, contributed to this report.

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