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Ukraine leader says Russia captures airfield near Kyiv

Source: Wikimedia Commons

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed Thursday to retake an airfield close to the capital Kyiv captured by Russian forces.

“Enemy paratroopers have been blocked in Gostomel — our troops have been given the order to destroy them,” Zelensky said in a video address.


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