Kyiv: Here's what we know about the 40-mile-long Russian convoy outside Ukraine's capital
For days, residents of Kyiv had been bracing themselves for a 40-mile-long convoy of Russian tanks, armored vehicles, and towed artillery to arrive for an assault on the Ukrainian capital.
On Thursday, the UK's defense ministry said the convoy appears to have stalled some 30 kilometers (19 miles) outside Kyiv and has made "little discernible progress" over the past three days
"The main body of the large Russian column advancing on Kyiv remains over 30 km from the center of the city, having been delayed by staunch Ukrainian resistance, mechanical breakdown and congestion.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Wednesday night that while the convoy and Russia's broader push towards Kyiv "remains stalled," there was a significant concern
A senior US defense official told reporters on that although the convoy is suffering shortages of fuel and food, the US has assessed that the Russians
The convoy's stalled progress could create multiple strategic problems for Russia.
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