Russia bombs Kyiv and Ukraine with rockets, video shows fiery aftermath

Russia hit Kyiv with at least two rockets on Tuesday, hitting residential buildings and forcing civilians to flee and hide in metro stations.

Airborne sirens blared in central Kyiv as Ukraine’s defenses worked to stem a spate of missile attacks across the country.

While air defenses fired four missiles over the capital, two other apartment buildings hit the city center, resulting in an undetermined number of casualties, according to Deputy Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko.

Firefighters work to put out a fire at a residential building hit by a Russian missile attack amid Russia's attack on Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine November 15, 2022.

Firefighters work to put out a fire at a residential building hit by a Russian missile attack amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine November 15, 2022.
(REUTERS/Oleksandr Gusev)

UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT ZELENSKYY SAYS INVESTIGATORS IN KHERSON “HAVE DOCUMENTED MORE THAN 400 RUSSIAN WAR CRIMES”.

“Rescuers and doctors are already on site,” he said in a Telegram post.

Fox News Digital could not immediately confirm what type of missiles were used, although a Wall Street Journal reporter said cruise missiles hit the apartment buildings.

Another 10 regions in Ukraine also came under fire on Tuesday, leaving several cities without power as Russian forces targeted energy infrastructure.

The President’s Office said the “situation is critical” and that the majority of the hits were “registered in the center and north of the country”.

Local residents gather in Kyiv, Ukraine, November 15, 2022 near their apartment building hit by a Russian missile attack amid Russia's attack on Ukraine.

Local residents gather in Kyiv, Ukraine, November 15, 2022 near their apartment building hit by a Russian missile attack amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine.
(REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

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Officials said the situation in Kyiv was “extremely difficult,” noting that there would be blackouts not just in the capital but across the country as energy workers try to get power back up and running.

“I was in my office working when the [sirens] started,” Denys Ganzha, head of Ukraine Frontline Media, told Fox News Digital after emerging from a three-hour stay in an underground bunker.

Ganzha noted that President Zelenskkyy has urged residents to stay underground as the threat persists, but said he went home briefly to catch up on some work calls before returning to hide out at a shelter.

“It’s really great to see people singing, people networking, people working with their laptops on the subway or in the emergency shelter,” he said, noting that despite the imminent threat, Ukrainians are making a determined effort keep spirit.

Firefighters work to put out a fire at a residential building hit by a Russian missile attack amid the Russian attack on Ukraine November 15, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Firefighters work to put out a fire at a residential building hit by a Russian missile attack amid the Russian attack on Ukraine November 15, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
(REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

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“This total mass of people – they’re trying to get on with a normal life,” he continued. “It’s his life, unfortunately it’s our normal life right now.”

Tuesday’s attacks came just days after officials warned Russia could step up its aggression during the G-20 summit after Russian President Vladimir Putin said last week he would skip the international event.

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