Russian missiles hit a residential area in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv

At least two people were killed in Kyiv when Russian airstrikes hit a nine-story residential building in the Obolonskyi district of Kyiv.

A fire that broke out in the building was later brought under control by firefighters, who posted footage on social media showing residents, including the elderly, being evacuated from the damaged building, whose windows were blown out .

Ukrainian authorities said two people were killed when the Russians struck an aircraft factory in kyiv, causing a large fire and another strike damaged a central neighborhood, killing one person, the emergency agency said. Ukrainian.

While half of kyiv’s residents fled the city, those who remained were involved in resisting the Russian invasion.

People prepare meals for the resisters and soldiers protect buildings from potential attacks. Their common goal is to prevent Russian soldiers from surrounding the city.

At least 596 civilians have died since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, according to the United Nations, although many believe the toll is much higher.

More than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion, according to the UN refugee agency.

Watch Euronews correspondent Anelise Borges report live from Kyiv, Ukraine in the video player above.