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    Russian Missile Attack Kills 6 in Northern Ukrainian City as Zelenskyy Visits NATO Candidate Sweden

    Russian Missile Attack Kills 6 in Northern Ukrainian City as Zelenskyy Visits NATO Candidate Sweden

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy traveled to on Saturday, his first visit to the country since 's full-scale invasion of last year, while at home a missile strike in the center of a northern killed five people and wounded dozens.

    The Swedish government said Zelenskyy will meet officials at Harpsund, the prime minister's official summertime residence, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Stockholm. He will also meet Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia at a palace in the area.

    Sweden abandoned its longstanding policy of military nonalignment to support Ukraine with weapons and other aid in the war against Russia. The government says Sweden has provided 20 billion kronor (1.7 billion euros) in military support to Ukraine, including Archer artillery units, Leopard 2 tanks, CV-90 infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, anti-tank weapons, mine clearing equipment and ammunition. Sweden also applied for NATO membership but is still waiting to join the alliance.

    As Zelenskyy arrived in Sweden, a Russian missile strike killed six people and wounded 36 others in the city center of Chernihiv, the regional capital of the northern Ukrainian province of the same name, Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko said.

    Zelenskyy condemned the attack, which he said hit buildings including a theater and a university.

    “This is what a neighborhood with a terrorist state…

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