Russia targets Kyiv and Odesa with missiles but Ukraine says most were shot down

Kremlin-installed authorities in occupied Crimea reported the derailment of eight train cars on Thursday

A local walks inside an industrial building that has been damaged after a Russian missile strike in Odesa on May 18, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Ukraine shot down 29 out of 30 cruise missiles fired at Ukraine in the latest nighttime test of the country’s air defences, officials said.

One person died and two were hurt when a Russian missile got through and hit an industrial building in the southern region of Odesa, said Serhiy Bratchuk, a spokesman for the region’s military administration.

Amid the recently intensified Russian air assaults, China said its special envoy met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr ...