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    Firefighters in Kyiv challenge flames from a structure struck by a drone (Picture: Getty)

    Ukraine’s capital Kyiv dealt with a barrage of drone attacks the other day as Russia introduced a night raid.

    Only 2 were hurt and there were no deaths as forces shot down 18 of 23 self-exploding drones.

    But authorities stated some hit ‘critical infrastructure’, causing more blackouts throughout the area.

    The attack occurred as Russian president Vladimir Putin satisfied his equivalent Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus, which offered forces with a launch pad for the intrusion of Ukraine practically 10 months earlier.

    It came 3 days after air campaign that Ukrainian authorities referred to as among Russia’s most significant attacks on Kyiv considering that the war started with a stopped working quote to take the capital.

    Russian president Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko

    Russian president Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Belarusian equivalent Alexander Lukashenko following their conference in Minsk (Picture: Sputnik/Pavel Bednyakov/Kremlin through Reuters)

    Yesterday wasSt Nicholas Day, which marks the start of the Christmas vacations in Ukraine and is when kids usually get their very first presents concealed under their pillows.

    ‘This is how Russians congratulated our children on the holiday,’ Serhii Kruk, the head of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service, composed onTelegram He connected pictures of firemens hardly noticeable amidst intense flames shooting from a facilities center that was struck.

    Fragments of wreckage from the downed drones harmed a roadway and broke windows in a block of flats. One struck the house of Olha and Ivan Kobzarenko, aged 84 and 83, on the borders of the capital.

    Ivan sustained a head injury and their canine, Malysh, was eliminated.

    ‘I know that I am not alone,’ Olha stated. ‘Everyone is suffering. Everyone.’

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