Ukraine: Sense Russian forces are getting closer to Kyiv

Russian troops are facing counterattacks and are suffering mounting casualties as they attempt to encircle and cut off the Ukrainian capital, reports in Kyiv claim.

It comes as residential areas and factories in the city continue to be hit by Russian shelling. 

Emile Ghessen, a film-maker and former Royal Marine, is in the Ukrainian capital and told Forces News you can sense the feeling that Russian forces are getting closer.

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