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12:15 AM
Russian forces used tanks, high explosive aerial bombs, and guided munitions in attacks in civilian areas of Donetsk Oblast that killed one and injured four others on Sept. 27, the regional prosecutor’s office reported on Facebook.
11:22 PM
In the city of Kherson, Russian strikes hit the same buildings several times as firefighters battled fires caused by the first round of shelling, the Ukrainian State Emergency Service reported on Telegram. They then had to return to extinguish the subsequent fires.
7:33 PM
The German Federal Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into the alleged shooting of civilians, including a German citizen, by Russian troops at the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the German news agency Tagesschau reported on Sept. 27. The prosecutor’s office is investigating evidence that Russian troops shot at and injured civilians in Hostomel, a suburb of Kyiv and the site of major battles in February-March 2022.
6:35 PM
Timofey Sergeytsev, a columnist for the Russian-state run news agency Ria Novosti, Mikhail Tereshchenko, a photographer for state news agency TASS, and military expert Konstantin Sivkov said they had found the heads at their homes over during the week of Sept. 19-26.
3:19 PM
The spokesperson said that of roughly 8,000 Wagner fighters in Belarus, some departed for Africa, and around 500 are returning to Ukraine's eastern front. Russia's Defense Ministry is renegotiating contracts with these mercenaries to serve either as combatants or instructors, Yevlash clarified.

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Ukrainian hip-hop band TNMK will perform their Warm Acoustic Vertep show at Bel Etage Music Hall in Kyiv on Jan. 15, 2022. (Oli Zitch, TNMK / Facebook)
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Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. All listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19.

  • Ukrainian hip-hop pioneers Tanok Na Maidani Kongo, or TNMK, will yet again play a show along with a vertep, a traditional costumed Christmas pageant. Ukrainian carols, TNMK's best-known hits, and songs from their new album "Vatra Red" will be on the set list on Jan. 15 at Bel Etage.

    TNMK - Warm Acoustic Vertep. Bel Etage Music Hall (16A Shota Rustaveli St.) Jan. 15, 8 p.m, Hr 600.
  • The Jazz Kolo community of Ukrainian musicians will explore some of the least radio-friendly Ukrainian tunes, which often help develop the country's music scene by pushing boundaries. The improvised show will feature the likes of trumpeter Dennis Adu, bassist Ihor Zakus, singers Anna Donstova and Yulia Roma at 32 Jazz Club on Jan. 15.

    Ukrainian Song. 32 Jazz Club (32 Vozdvyzhenska St.) Jan. 15, 8 p.m., Hr 600.
  • Visceral British thriller "Surge" is worth watching for Ben Whishaw’s award-winning acting. The film is being shown in English at the Podil's iconic Zhovten cinema with Ukrainian subtitles. Last year’s top-grossing movie "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is still screening at Planeta Kino (Blockbuster), and so is Cannes Festival best director winner "Annette" at Zhovten and Kino42. For lovers of winter classics, there are also "Home Alone" and "Fargo" at Planeta Kino (Blockbuster, River Mall).

    'Surge' (thriller in English with Ukrainian subtitles). Zhovten cinema (26 Kostiantynivska St.) Jan. 14-19, Hr 95-115.
  • Kyiv's iconic Closer club is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a masquerade party on Jan. 15. Timur Basha, Bambu, Borys and other familiar resident DJs are in the line-up with a few foreign guests, like Zip from Germany and from the U.K. – Craig Richards, DMX Krew and Junki Inoue.

    Masquerade 10 Years Anniversary. Closer (31 Nyzhnoiurkivska St.) Jan. 15, 23:59 p.m, Hr 780.
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