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Russia Steps Up Aerial Campaign Against Cities: Ukraine Update

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WATCH: Seven people died and at least 44 others were wounded in fighting in Ukraine's second-largest city of Kharkiv, according to Ukrainian authorities. 

Source: Ukranian Government via Associated Press

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Russia escalated shelling overnight of key cities in Ukraine as its troops on the ground move slowly in a large convoy toward the capital, Kyiv. The mayor of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, said residential areas were being bombed and “this is a war to destroy the Ukrainian people.”

The drumbeat of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine is growing louder, but not seemingly impacting events on the ground in the conflict.