How close is Russian army to Kiev?

55 kilometers
In a significant movement, Ukraine’s military forces have pushed back Russian forces east of Kyiv to 55 kilometers from the city center, according to a senior defense official.

What does the Z mean on Russian tanks?

“O” symbol. Some of the most commonly seen symbols used on Russian military vehicles during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Z” in shape of the ribbon of Saint George as a pro-war and loyality symbol.

Has Russia taken over any cities in Ukraine?

Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, but Ukrainian forces retook large areas around the capital Kyiv in early April after Russia abandoned its push towards Kyiv. Following the withdrawal from the north of Ukraine, Russia has refocused its efforts on taking control of the east and south of the country.

What city in Ukraine is being attacked?

Mykolaiv has been the scene of a fierce battle between Ukrainian and Russian forces, the morgue overflowing as the city continues to be targeted by shelling every day. Ukrainian troops have been defending the city along several fronts, facing down punishing artillery barrages, helicopter attacks and rocket strikes.

What does V mean on tanks?

The vehicles on which V is written are of the Naval Infantry of Russia. Cars with X have come from Kadyrov Chechnya. The vehicles written in A are from the Russian Army’s Alpha Ground Special Forces.

How much of Ukraine is captured by Russia?

By 2019, 7% of Ukraine was classified by the Ukrainian government as temporarily occupied territories. In 2021 and early 2022, there was a major Russian military build-up around Ukraine’s borders.

Does Russia control Kherson?

All of Kherson Oblast is under Russian control. Prior to 8 March, a Russian detachment had been making its way northwestward along the east bank of the Southern Bug River.