Air raid sirens sounded in Kiev early Friday morning, a day after missile attacks spread across the country in one of Russia’s fiercest attacks in recent weeks. Kyiv regional governor, Oleksiy Kuleba, said the same day in a statement. telegraphy announced that Ukraine’s air defenses had repelled a drone attack.
Engineers race to restore power to most of Ukraine without power after strikes on energy infrastructure. In Kyiv, 40 percent of the population was affected by the power outage, the city council said on Thursday. Nearly all of Lviv, a city of more than 700,000 people before the war, has no electricity, the city’s mayor said, adding that transport and water supplies could also be affected. There was also a power outage in the Odessa area.
Here’s the latest on the war and its spillover effects around the globe.
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Putin, unaccustomed to losing, grew increasingly isolated as the war faltered: Catherine Belton writes: A new gulf is emerging between the Russian president and much of the country’s elite. More than 300 days of brutal war against Ukraine have blown away Russia’s decades of carefully cultivated economic ties with the West, turning the country into an outcast, while efforts to The Kremlin’s effort to replace those ties with closer cooperation with India and China seems to be getting longer and longer. war continues.