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Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine.
The city of just over 3 million is located in central Ukraine. The Dnieper River runs through the city. When Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, it was that bloc's third largest city. In February 2022, Ukraine and its capital were attacked by the Russian military. Here you find an automatic compilation of DW content about Kyiv.
New gains for Ukraine, more setbacks for Russia. While Vladimir Putin was busy signing into law the illegal annexation of four Ukrainian territories, it was exactly there that Kyiv's troops pushed into areas that had been beyond their reach since the beginning of the war. Also on the show, women and girls in Iran and Afghanistan demand their rights in the face of repression and violence.
The European Union has denounced the "illegal" annexation votes Russia held in occupied Ukrainian regions and proposed a new raft of sanctions. Meanwhile, the US announced new aid for Kyiv. DW rounds up the latest.
Moscow claims that early results from so-called referendums in occupied Ukraine show that most voters favor joining Russia. The Kremlin is expected to use the outcome to annex four regions. Kyiv and its allies say the ballots were shams and are refusing to recognize the results.
Voting is wrapping up in Moscow's 'referendums' in Russian-controlled parts of Ukraine. Kyiv and its allies say the results are a foregone conclusion, with Moscow expected to formally annex the four regions after the vote, raising fears among residents.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has urged UN Security Council members to "send a clear message" to Russia to stop making "nuclear threats." Russia, he said, had added "fuel to the fire" by announcing a troop call-up. Russia said Western countries had become party to the conflict by supplying weapons to Kyiv.
Kyiv has said Russian missiles landed near Ukraine's second-largest nuclear power station in Mykolaiv. Meanwhile, the Baltic states and Poland have closed their borders to Russians holding visas. DW rounds up the latest.