Ukrainian FM urges US Congress to unlock aid amidst Russian massive attack on Kyiv

Dmytro Kuleba
Dmytro Kuleba

“I urge the U.S. Congress to unblock aid to Ukraine to save lives, protect freedom, and defeat Russian terror,” Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on X on March 21, following Russia's strike on Kyiv.

"Another Russian missile barrage targeted Kyiv this night, while people were asleep," Kuleba said.

"More than 30 missiles were shot down, and falling debris injured over a dozen people."

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NV reported on the aftermath of the first massive overnight attack on the Ukrainian capital in 44 days, which triggered an almost three-hour-long air raid alert, injured at least 17 people, and caused numerous destruction across several districts of Kyiv and Oblast.

All twenty-nine Russian Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles and multiple ballistic missiles aimed at Kyiv were successfully intercepted and neutralized by Ukrainian air defense forces on March 21.

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Podil district: A fire on the roof of a residential building, a 200-square-meter fire at a power substation and a two-story non-residential building, and missile debris in non-residential areas.

Shevchenkivskyi district: Damage to a multi-storey building, shattered windows in several buildings, fire in an apartment, resulting in evacuation, three cars on fire, missile debris also fell in a residential area between a kindergarten and residential buildings, causing no damage or injuries, a fire in a private residential building was extinguished.

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