Satellite images show Russian troops near Kyiv

AFP , Monday 28 Feb 2022

Satellite images show Russian troops are attacking Ukraine on multiple fronts and are advancing on the capital city of Kyiv.

 Large deployment of Russian ground forces in Kyiv
This Maxar satellite image taken and released on February 28, 2022, shows a closer view of a large deployment of ground forces in and around the town of Zdvyzhivka, Kyiv, Ukraine. AFP

On Monday, a convoy consisting of hundreds of armored vehicles, tanks, artillery, and support vehicles was just 17 miles (25 kilometers) from the center of Kyiv. The city is home to nearly 3 million residents.

The images from Maxar Technologies also captured signs of fighting outside Kyiv, including destroyed vehicles and a damaged bridge.

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