Vladimir Putin's campaign now primarily seeks to "degrade" the Ukrainian military.
The Ministry of Defence update points out that Russia's offensive has definitely not gone as planned, almost eight weeks into the war.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russians have begun their offensive to take control of eastern Ukraine, and it could be a seismic battle.
The prime minister said Russia had broken international law and would now face serious economic sanctions.
UK to unveil fresh sanctions as Russia declares Donetsk and Luhansk independent entities.