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Ukrainian troops pinned down by Russian fire in key frontline village – BBC News

Ukraine says it’s pushed Russian troops right back to the border near the city of Kharkiv. Ukrainian forces have been counter attacking and retaking territory in the north-east of the…

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Kyiv under attack as Russian missile strikes hit the Ukrainian capital – BBC News

Video has emerged of the apartment building near Kyiv’s Zhuliany airport that was struck earlier on Saturday. The pictures show a hole covering at least five floors that were blasted…

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Destruction in the Ukrainian town of Borodyanka – BBC News

The town of Borodyanka may have faced some the worst attacks since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. Police in the town, which is about 60km (40 miles) north-west of…

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Explosions heard in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv as Russian forces capture airbase nearby – BBC News

There have been more explosions heard in the Ukrainian capital. Reuters news agency say blasts caused by artillery rounds have been heard, along with intense gunfire in western districts of…

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Has Russia taken the Ukrainian city of Mariupol? – BBC News

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated his defence minister for capturing the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, but parts of the city are still holding out. A steel works is at…

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Ukrainian family describes life under Russian occupation – BBC News

Traumatised families who left Mariupol tell of dire living conditions under Russian occupation. “Dead bodies everywhere. People were lying near every house. No one took them away,” says Yulia who…

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How a Ukrainian woman 'Babushka-Z' became a Russian propaganda icon – BBC News

An elderly Ukrainian woman has become the new, unlikely face of Kremlin propaganda. In Russia, she is known as ‘Babushka-Z’ the Russian word for grandmother. Murals, placards and even statues…

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Ukrainian residents rescued after Russian strike hits apartment block in Kyiv – BBC News

At least one person has died and 12 have been injured in a Russian air strike on a residential building in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv. Russian and Ukrainian representatives have resumed…

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Mariupol “on brink of capture” as Russia claims Ukrainian forces have surrendered – BBC News

The strategic port city of Mariupol in south Ukraine appears to be on the brink of falling to Russian forces. Russia says more than 1,000 Ukrainian marines have surrendered in…

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Russian currency crashes as economic impact of Ukrainian invasion takes effect – BBC News

The rouble has sunk to a record low, the Russian central bank has doubled its key interest rates and there have been queues at cash points as people try to…