Estimates over 500,000 Ukrainian refugees have flooded across borders – many to Poland and Moldova – but the situation for those who cannot get out becomes direr as each day dawns.

As a 60 km long column of Russian armour advances on Kyiv today, the effectiveness of Ukrainian defences will be sorely tested.  Molotov cocktails will not be enough.

Image: Image: Shutterstock – Seneline

Produced By: Tahlia Kraefft

Featured In Story: Yens Larke, spokesman United Nations Humanitarian Office Geneva, and Sarah Davies, Communications Officer, International Red Cross Australia

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 1 March 2022