Russian forces have advanced closer to Kyiv- U.S. defense official

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WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Russian forces are making advances on Ukraine's capital Kyiv and Moscow has continued to flow forces into the country, a senior U.S. defense official said on Thursday.

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that so far Russia had fired more than 160 missiles at Ukrainian targets.

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Reporting by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali

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