Russian troops close in on Kyiv

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As Russian troops closed in on the capital Kyiv, Ukraine's military deployed combat vehicles in the city. Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the Ukrainian military to rise up and overthrow the government in Kyiv, as Russian officials said their troops captured a key airfield outside of the capital. Host Marco Werman speaks with reporter Jessica Golloher who's in Kyiv.

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