Lviv airport struck by Russian missile in first for Western city considered relatively safe Published March 18, 2022 at 9:06 AM PDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 5:58 A cloud of smoke raises after an explosion in Lviv, western Ukraine, on March 18, 2022. The mayor of Lviv says missiles struck near the city's airport early Friday. (AP Photo) NPR’s Eric Westervelt shares the latest from the western Ukrainian city of Lviv after it was hit by a Russian missile for the first time. This article was originally published on WBUR.org. Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.