Russia-Ukraine war latest: explosions shake Kyiv; Ukraine counterattacks have blunted Russian gains, says UK – live

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: explosions shake Kyiv; Ukraine counterattacks have blunted Russian gains, says UK – live

Powerful blasts felt in Ukraine’s capital, says mayor Vitaly Klitschko; foreign minister angry at Macron’s comment that Russia must not be ‘humiliated’

Ukraine’s state-run nuclear power operator Energoatom said a Russian cruise missile flew “critically low” on Sunday morning over a major nuclear power plant.

Reuters, although they could not immediately verify the claim, reports:

“It’s probable that was the missile that was fired in the direction of Kyiv,” the operator of the Pivdennoukrainska plant, also called the South Ukraine Nuclear Plant, said in a post on the Telegram messaging app. Early on Sunday, several explosions rocked Kyiv. Pivdennoukrainska is Ukraine’s second largest nuclear plant located near in the Mykolaiv region, about 350 km (220 miles) south of Kyiv.

Work is underway to establish them in places of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

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