Even when Russia advanced rapidly across the border in various directions, there were many predictions that the Ukrainian capital would soon be captured.

However, the war is not going the way Russia thought it would, as not only the Ukrainian soldiers but also the locals joined in a decisive fight.

Next, reporter Kwon Ran.


Gunshots ring out incessantly.

The Ukrainian army also responded vigorously to the Russian attack.

On the fifth day of the invasion, a street fight broke out in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city.

However, the appearance of the remaining Russian troops after the fierce battle is tragic.

[Kharkiu Villager: We won.

Russia cannot occupy Kharkiv.

The Russians fled to where they came from.]

The same is the case with a side train on the street in the capital Kiev.

Not only burnt Russian tanks and military trucks, but also Russian soldiers have been seen dead on the streets, and videos of young Russian soldiers captured on social media are also being uploaded one after another.

Ukrainian President Zelensky claims to have killed more than 4,500 Russian troops so far.

As captured by satellite imagery, a Russian military procession, which is now five kilometers long, is heading towards Kyiv, but progress has been limited, the US assessed.

The Pentagon understands that Russia is having difficulties in supplying military supplies as Russia's plan to seize air superiority with overwhelming air power is shaken.

However, the Russian government claimed to have seized airspace across Ukraine.

[Igor Konashenkov/Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson: The Russian Air Force has secured airspace over the entire Ukraine.

1,114 Ukrainian military facilities have been destroyed since the start of the war.]

Earlier, two nuclear waste depots in Kiev and Kharkiv were also reported to have been attacked by Russian missiles.

Although the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is investigating the extent of the damage, no radiation leaks have yet been reported.

More than 350 civilians, including 14 children, have been killed in Ukraine so far.

(Video editing: Jeon Min-gyu, CG: Seo Dong-min)