Russia strikes Kyiv as troops consolidate gains in the east
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – The mayor of Kyiv says Russia has attacked the Ukrainian capital with missiles. Several explosions rocked the west of the city early Sunday. At least two residential buildings were struck. AP journalists saw rescue services battling flames and rescuing civilians. The general prosecutor’s office says preliminary information indicates one person was killed and four others were injured. The mayor said four people were hospitalized with injuries and a 7-year-old girl was pulled alive from the rubble. A Ukrainian lawmaker says the early evidence suggests 14 missiles were launched. Meanwhile, Russian forces trying to press their momentum after taking full control Saturday of the charred ruins of the city of Sievierodonetsk.