Ukraine war: Russian missiles pound major cities days after Kherson pull-out

Russia has launched one of its biggest barrages of missiles yet against Ukraine, days after its troops were forced to withdraw from Kherson.

The capital Kyiv was among the cities hit, with officials saying at least one person was found dead.

There were strikes across the country, from Lviv in the west to Chernihiv in the north.

As well as following Russia’s setback in Kherson, the attacks come as world leaders meet at the G20 in Bali.

There Moscow faced fierce condemnation for the war in Ukraine.

“It’s clear what the enemy wants,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. “They will not get it.”

Air raid alerts sounded across the country on Tuesday, and Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the deputy head of Mr Zelensky’s office, said Russia fired over 90 missiles.

“Our air defences shot down 70,” he added in a post on the messaging app Telegram.

There were also reports of power outages affecting millions of homes in several cities, as well as neighbouring Moldova.

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