There are mannequins dressed as soldiers in the city of Kharkiv.
There are mannequins in positions near a road in the north of the city.
Ukrainian forces have been using decoy soldiers to confuse Russian forces.
Along with mannequins in Kharkiv, decoy soldiers were also seen in other parts of the country.
decoy troops were mostly effective against helicopter and aircraft, according to a military strategist.
Serbia made effective use of decoys in 1999 because they were targets. It can also fool other people.
Russian forces have used decoys during the war.
The Times reported that photos taken in a Ukrainian town show that Russian forces dressed an ordinary car in armor to look like an armored vehicle.
It is not clear who set up the dummies in Kharkiv.
The Study of War, a US defense think tank, said that Ukrainian forces appeared to have won the battle of Kharkiv.
Russian troops were routed from around the city despite being under heavy bombardment.
Reports say that Ukrainian forces have been attacking Russian positions outside of Kharkiv.