UK intelligence says Russian advance on Kyiv has made little progress

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  • Thursday, 03 Mar 2022

People walk on a partially destroyed bridge, amid Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine, in Bucha, Ukraine, March 2, 2022 in this still image taken from video. REUTERS/via Reuters TV

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's advance on the Ukrainian capital has made little progress over the past three days and the cities of Kharkiv, Chernihiv and Mariupol remain in Ukrainian hands, according to British military intelligence.

"The main body of the large Russian column advancing on Kyiv remains over 30km from the centre of the city having been delayed by staunch Ukrainian resistance, mechanical breakdown and congestion," Britain's defence ministry said in an intelligence update.

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