Russian missile assault rocks Kyiv, other cities

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  • Source: DW
  • 10/10/2022

Ukrainian officials said dozens of Russian missiles targeted civilian infrastructure in several cities. Russia's president said the strikes were in response to the blast on the Kerch Bridge to Crimea. DW has the latest.

  • Authorities report at least 11 deaths, more then 60 injured
  • Targets in several cities hit by missiles, knocking out power
  • Urgent G7 meeting planned for Tuesday
  • UN General Assembly to debate Russian illegal annexation on Monday evening
  • Russian President Putin says air strikes response to Kerch Bridge 'act of terrorism'
Russian attacks a sign of 'weakness,' Ukrainian governor tells DW

Vitaliy Kim, the govenor of the southern Ukrainian region of Mykolaiv, told DW that Russia's overnight air strikes across Ukraine are "a demonstration of weakness of the Russian army because they understood that they are losing their position."

Russia is "losing their position not only on the battlefield, but in the whole world," Kim said.