In addition, Russian units made no attempt to penetrate the south-western outskirts of the capital Kyiv, the report said. Flight alarms were raised several times in the city on Sunday night. Russian troops also attempted to approach the highway from the Kiev suburb of Brovary to Boryspil, where Kiev International Airport is located. In the direction of Koselets, which is around 70 kilometers northeast of Kyiv, the movement of 100 units of weapons and other military equipment, including rocket launchers in particular, was observed.
The main focus of the Russian troops continues to be the encirclement of the cities of Kyiv, Kharkiv in the east and Mykolaiv in the south. The Ukrainian agency Unian reported on Saturday that 194 people had been killed in the Kharkiv region since the war began, including 126 civilians. This information could not be independently verified.
According to a local official, Russian troops fired on the cities of Sumy and Lebedin in the Sumy region in north-eastern Ukraine on Saturday. This was announced by the head of the Sumy regional administration, Dmytro Schywytskyi, on his Telegram channel on Sunday night. The Russian air force also destroyed a warehouse for food, building materials and a parking lot in the small town of Ochtyrka, heating and sometimes water and electricity failed. A combined heat and power plant was destroyed on Friday, killing five employees. The information could not be independently verified.