Intensified Russian bombing campaign hits Ukrainian cities as a newborn is killed in a hospital

KYIV, Ukraine — Rockets rained down on Kyiv and several other Ukrainian cities amid stepped-up attacks Wednesday, less than 24 hours after officials said a newborn became one of the youngest victims of Russian President Vladimir Putin ’s war.

After Wednesday’s barrage, plumes of smoke rose over the capital, Kyiv, which has been spared much of the violence that struck other parts of the country during most of the war.

A high-rise building was hit and a fire started in Kyiv, Andriy Nebytov, who leads the capital’s regional police force, said in a Telegram post, adding that officers were working to […]

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