Latvian President seeks shelter in Kyiv bunker during Russian drone assault — photo

Edgars Rinkēvičs and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Edgars Rinkēvičs and Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Amidst the unprecedented kamikaze drone assault by Russia on Kyiv on the night of Nov. 25, Latvian President Edgars Rinkēvičs, currently visiting Kyiv, took refuge in a bunker, capturing the moment with a photo shared at X (Twitter) with the caption, “25.11. 05:10, in Kyiv.”

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Rinkēvičs arrived in Ukraine for an unannounced visit on Nov. 24 and met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Lithuanian PM Ingrida Šimonytė also visited the capital for a few days.

In the night, Russia launched 75 combat drones over Ukraine, with 74 of them being successfully intercepted by air defense forces. Moving in large groups towards Kyiv, they targeted and destroyed over 60 objectives in the capital and its outskirts.

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Debris fell in several areas of the city, causing damage to residential buildings and a kindergarten. In total, five people were injured, including an 11-year-old child.

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