26 Feb 2022

Ukraine invasion: update from the capital Kyiv

From Saturday Morning, 8:10 am on 26 February 2022

Russian troops are on the northern outskirts of Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, and have taken Hostomel airport just outside the city.

Residents continue to be rocked by explosions and many have taken refuge in the underground train stations, which have remained open to serve as bomb shelters.

People take shelter in Vokzalna metro station in Kyiv in the morning of February 24, 2022.

Photo: AFP