Russia renews strikes on Ukraine capital, hits other cities

Ukrainians wait for a bus near the town of Slavyansk, Ukraine, after receiving food at a donation center on Saturday. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian forces accelerated scattered attacks on Kyiv, western Ukraine and beyond Saturday in an explosive reminder to Ukrainians and their Western supporters that the whole country remains under threat despite Moscow’s pivot toward mounting a new offensive in the east.