On the 16th day of the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian forces, which for the first time targeted Dnipro, one of the main agglomerations of the country, in the center, continued to strike cities and civilian infrastructures. Without progressing significantly.
In the North, operations around Kiev have remained largely at a standstill for the past 24 hours, and the Russian military has taken another break to resupply and re-equip frontline units, the Institute estimates. for the Study of War (Institute for the Study of War, ISW), an American non-governmental analysis firm. According to the Ukrainian General Staff, Moscow is seeking to eliminate Ukrainian defenses in several localities to the west and north of the capital to “block” the city.