In pictures: Kyiv under attack

Russian forces continue a military assault on neighbouring Ukraine, with fighting on the streets of the capital Kyiv.

A soldier check vehicles in Zhuliany neighbourhood of Kyiv, on February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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Kyiv’s Mayor Vitali Klitschko announced a new curfew for the Ukrainian capital from between 17:00 on 26 February and 08:00 local time on 28 February.
First responders are seen near an apartment building damaged by recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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An apartment building near Kyiv’s Zhuliany airport was struck by a missile earlier on Saturday.
Surveillance footage shows a missile hitting a residential building in Kyiv, Ukraine, February 26, 2022, in this still image taken from a video obtained by REUTERS.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Surveillance footage, obtained by Reuters, shows a missile hitting the block.
An apartment building damaged by recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine, 26 February 2022IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Pictures show a hole covering at least five floors that were blasted into the side.
Firefighters extinguish fire in an apartment building damaged by recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Emergency services attended the scene.
A firefighter works inside an apartment building damaged by recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Firefighters put out flames inside a bombed apartment block.
People evacuate a wounded person after an attack on a residential building during Russia's military intervention in Kyiv, Ukraine on February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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Authorities say the number of casualties is “being specified” while an evacuation is under way.
People evacuate the area after an attack on a residential building during Russia's military intervention in Kyiv, Ukraine on February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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A total of 198 Ukrainians, including three children, have been killed since Russia invaded, the country’s Health Minister Viktor Lyashko said.
People take cover as an air-raid siren sounds, near an apartment building damaged by recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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People take cover as an air-raid siren sounds, near the damaged apartment building.
Ukrainian soldier stands guard behind tyres in Kyiv in Ukraine, on February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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Ukrainian soldiers took up guard positions in the capital.
People leave the Zhuliany neighbourhood in Kyiv t on February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES
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People leave the Zhuliany neighbourhood in Kyiv on Saturday.
Ukrainian service members are seen at the site of a fighting with Russian raiding group in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv in the morning of February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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The Ukrainian army said it had repelled an attack along one of the main roads in the west, early this morning.
Ukrainian service members are seen at the site of a fighting with Russian raiding group in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv in the morning of February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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Ukrainian armed service members are seen by damaged vehicles, at the site of fighting with Russian troops.
Ukrainian servicemen walk by a damaged vehicle, at the site of fighting with Russian troops, , in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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There were periods of street fighting as Russian forces attempted to probe the city’s defences.
Kira Shapovalova and her brother Mikhailo wait in an underground shelter during bombing alert in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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The people of Kyiv spend an anxious wait in shelters and basements during bombing alerts in the capital.
Smoke rises after recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Smoke rises over Kyiv on Saturday morning after a night of shelling.

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