Battle of Kyiv (2022)

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Battle of Kyiv
Part of the Kyiv offensive and the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine


Above: Russian bombardment of the Kyiv TV Tower in Kyiv, 1 March 2022

Below: Situation around Kyiv, as of 5 March
Date25 February 2022 – present (1 year, 9 months and 3 days)
Location
Status Ongoing
Belligerents
 Russia  Ukraine
Commanders and leaders
Units involved

 Russian Armed Forces

 Ukrainian Armed Forces

Casualties and losses
Unknown
4 aircraft destroyed[source?]
Unknown
~2 million civilians evacuated[6]

The Battle of Kyiv was a military battle that began on 25 February 2022. The battle is part of the Kyiv offensive in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine for control of Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine.

References[change | change source]

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  4. Hesel, Phil (26 February 2022). "Russian attacks repulsed in cities, regions, leaders say". NBC News. Archived from the original on 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  5. Ramsey, Stuart (26 February 2022). "Ukraine invasion: Many of the country's defence forces are young, inexperienced, and mystified by events". Sky News. Archived from the original on 25 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  6. "Half of Kyiv population has fled, says Ukrainian capital's mayor". Al Jazeera. 2022-03-09. Archived from the original on 10 March 2022. Retrieved 2022-03-10.