Russia says it hit Kyiv shopping centre because it was storing rockets

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LONDON (Reuters) -Russia said on Monday it had struck a Kyiv shopping centre with high-precision long-range weapons because it was being used as a rocket store and reloading station by Ukrainian forces. The Kyiv shopping centre was attacked late on Sunday, killing at least eight people, wrecking nearby buildings and leaving smoking piles of rubble and the twisted wreckage of burned-out cars spread over several hundred metres. “The areas near the shopping centre were used as a large base for storing rocket munitions and for reloading multiple rocket launchers,” Defence Ministry spokesman Igor K…

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