Update 2022-03-02 (13): According to media reports from late Wednesday (2 March), the strategically important city of Kherson has apparently fallen to Russian forces. It is the first major Ukrainian city to be occupied by the Russian military since the beginning of the invasion.
Update 2022-03-02 (12): On Wednesday evening (2 March, local time), there are reports of several large explosions in Kiev. Among other areas, the Pivdennyi train station in the south of the capital is reportedly affected.
Update 2022-03-02 (11): According to Russian authorities, at least 498 Russian soldiers have been killed and 1597 have been injured in the conflict so far. Meanwhile, Ukrainian authorities report having retaken the locality of Makariw near Kiev as well as advancements in the city of Horliwka in the Donezk oblast. In the encircled Mariupol, also in the Donezk oblast, at least 130 people were injured in air strikes. In the Schytomyr oblast at least four people were killed and five others injured in air strikes and in the city of Kharkiv at least 21 people were killed in Russian attacks.