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Kyiv Under Russian Control before 2023

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Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, and attacked Kyiv; its forces moved toward Kyiv from Belarus. In early March, heavy fighting in the northwestern suburbs of Kyiv began. President Zelensky has remained in Kyiv and announced his intention not to retreat.

Will Kyiv be under Russian control before 2023?

This question will resolve positively if before January 1, 2023 it is publicly reported by at least three of the following 7 sources (The Economist, The New York Times, Reuters, The Associated Press, The Guardian, The BBC, Al Jazeera) or from direct statements from at least two Permanent UNSC members (excluding Russia) that Kyiv is under Russian military control. If this does not happen by the end of 2022, this question will resolve negatively.

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