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# Kharkiv

Last month
October 2023
10-year-old boy and grandmother killed after Russian missiles hit eastern Ukraine
Multiple-storey buildings surrounding the debris-strewn blast site were scarred by the impact of two cruise missiles.
At least 51 people gathered for wake killed by Russian strike on eastern Ukrainian village
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who was attending a European summit in Spain, condemned the attack on social media.
A six-year-old child was among the victims.
A UN official said the images from the scene of the strike were "absolutely horrifying".
Footage published by the Ukrainian police showed a large area of rubble and bodies being taken away by emergency workers.
This year
Ukraine urges civilian evacuations in the northeast as Russia claims gains
Kupiansk and the surrounding areas of Ukraine’s Kharkiv region were recaptured by Kyiv’s forces in September, but Moscow has since pushed back into the region.
Russia unleashes missile and drone strikes in eastern and southern Ukraine
Russian forces launched 71 cruise missiles, 35 S-300 missiles and seven Shahed drones since last night.
Last year
Russia ‘likely to step up attacks on Ukraine civilian targets’, UK intelligence says
Overnight shelling hit a hospital in the city of Mykolaiv, a significant Black Sea port, the regional governor said.
Russian shelling kills at least two and wounds 19 in Kharkiv
The regional governer said four people are in serious condition.
Amnesty accuse Russia of killing hundreds of civilians with cluster bombs in Ukraine's second city
Amnesty said it had uncovered proof in Kharkiv of the repeated use by Russian forces of cluster bombs and scatterable land mines.
Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
Major General Kyrylo Budanov also made unverified claims that a coup is already under way in Moscow to depose President Vladimir Putin.
"The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"
Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine
Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
The Moscow-installed administration said there would be a “request to make Kherson region a full subject of the Russian Federation.”
Bodies with hands tied found in Ukraine as Russia shells east
Although Ukraine has retained control of Kharkiv, the city has been repeatedly battered by Moscow’s forces and still faces daily attacks.
Ukraine latest: Evacuations continue as Russia steps up bombardment of Kyiv
Here are the main developments today on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
10 people killed and others injured as Ukraine's second city Kharkiv hit with heavy shelling
10 people had been discovered alive under rubble as rescue workers cleared debris.
All time
Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.