Updated Feb 27, 2022 - World
Russian troops enter Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv
Ukrainian troops were fighting Russia's military on the streets of Kharkiv after President Vladimir Putin's invading forces entered Ukraine’s second-largest city Sunday, per the BBC.
The big picture: Kharkiv, a city of 1.4 million in northeast Ukraine near the border with Russia, has endured some of the most intense attacks since the invasion began.
- Videos posted online showed Russian vehicles and troops moving into Kharkiv following a night of missile attacks that resulted in a nine-storey residential apartment being hit, according to local officials.
- Ukrainian officials reported Saturday that Russian forces had blown up a gas pipeline in Kharkiv.
What else is happening: Russia's military also pressed strategic ports in southern Ukraine after slamming airfields and fuel facilities elsewhere in the country, AP notes.
- Ukraine's government remained in control of the capital, Kyiv, despite another night of bombardment from Russian forces, according to multiple reports.
Go deeper: The latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Editor's note: This article has been updated with more details on Russian troop movement and further context on Kharkiv.