U.S. official says Russia has fired 600 missiles since start of Ukraine invasion

A building in Kyiv damaged by a Russian missile.
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Since the start of its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, Russia has fired 600 missiles, a senior U.S. defense official told CNN on Sunday.

About 95 percent of Russia's amassed combat power is now inside Ukraine, the official said, with Russian troops fighting Ukrainian forces in Kherson and Mykolaiv and attempting to encircle Kyiv, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, and Mariupol. At this time, the official added, it's believed that "the Ukrainian people in most parts of the country still have means of communication, access to internet and the media."

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