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    Ukraine Shoots Down 35 Drones Over Kyiv as Attacks Kill 4

    Ukraine Shoots Down 35 Drones Over Kyiv as Attacks Kill 4

    KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine defenses shot down 35 Iranian-made drones over Kyiv in 's latest nighttime assault, as attacks across Ukraine by the Kremlin's forces killed four civilians, officials said Monday.

    The bombardments came as enforced tight security on the eve of traditional Red Square commemorations marking the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

    Russian media counted at least 21 Russian cities that canceled military parades — the staple of Victory Day celebrations across Russia — on May 9 for the first time in years. Regional officials cited “security concerns” or vaguely referred to “the current situation.”

    Parades will go ahead in Russia's largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg. But the use of drones has been banned in both cities ahead of Victory Day. In St. Petersburg, which is often referred to as “northern Venice” for its network of rivers and canals, using jet skis in certain parts of the city has also been prohibited until May 10. In the Russian capital, car sharing services have been temporarily barred from the city center — drivers will not be able to or finish rides there.

    Five people in the capital were injured by falling drone debris, according to Serhii Popko, head of the Kyiv City Military Administration. Air raid alarms sounded for more than three hours during the night.

    Drone wreckage struck a two-story apartment building in Kyiv's western Svyatoshynskyi…

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