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Russian airstrike kills 18 in Chernihiv, Ukraine

Russia launched airstrikes on the Ukrainian city of Chernihiv on Wednesday, killing 18 people and wounding 60 more. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on Telegram that the attack could have been thwarted if Ukraine had adequate air defense systems.

Washington Post chief Ukraine correspondent Siobhan O’Grady joins us from Kyiv with the latest.

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