At least one person was found dead after Russian rockets damaged residential buildings in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Tuesday, November 15, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
The strikes came amid reports that several Ukrainian cities were being targeted by Russian missiles.
Klitschko said two residential buildings were hit in Pechersky district, in the center of the Kyiv, and that rescue operations were ongoing.
This video, released by a spokesman for the Ukrainian president’s office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, shows a residential building on fire on Mendeleeva Street in Pechersky district.
Both Tymoshenko and Klitschko said several rockets were intercepted by Kyiv’s air defenses.
Ukraine’s state-run power company, Ukrenergo, said energy infrastructure across the country had been damaged in another “large-scale missile attack,” forcing them cut power in part of Kyiv to maintain the stability of the system.
The strikes came several hours after President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the G20 summit via video link from Kyiv, where he said Ukraine should not be asked to compromise its “conscience, sovereignty, territory and independence” in order to end the war. Credit: Kyrylo Tymoshenko via Storyful