Invading troops continue to withdraw towards Donbas as Kyiv troops continue their successful counterattack north of Kharkov
Ukraine has announced that its forces have regained control of part of the Russian border in the Kharkov region. (northwest) is the country’s second largest city, which has been under constant fire since the beginning of the Russian occupation.
The Department of Defense said in a statement on Facebook: Ukrainian forces ‘repelled Russians and headed for border’ He posted a video showing armed soldiers in front of a border post painted in the yellow and blue colors of the Ukrainian flag.
“The 227th battalion of the 127th brigade of the territorial defense forces of the Kharkov armed forces reached the border of Russia. President, we’re here! Tell the soldiers in the video.
Advisor to the President of Ukraine, Oleksiy Arestovich He told local television on Sunday: Russian troops withdraw to the Donbas region South of Kharkiv after the Ukrainian counteroffensive.
Since failing to capture the capital, Kiev, at the beginning of the invasion in late February, Control of the Donbas has become one of the main goals of Moscow but Western intelligence predicted it. your campaign will stop between heavy casualties and fierce resistance.
“We thank everyone who risked their lives to liberate Ukraine from the Russian invaders,” he said. Kharkov Region Governor Oleg Synegubov said in a statement on social media:
“We have a lot of work ahead of us. “, added.
Meanwhile, 4 people died in missile attacks in the last 24 hours two in the bombing of a hospital Severodonetsk in the region Lugansk (east) and two Mikolaiv (south), according to the Ukrainian authorities.
The Ukrainian presidency said at a briefing on Monday: Russia continued its attacks in the Luhansk region south of Kharkiv.
As a result of the bombing of a hospital in Severodonetsk, two people, including a child, were killed and nine injured. he said, referring to a major city centre.
in the western city Lviv City officials said the official infrastructure was attacked by an attacker on May 13. cyber attack and Ukraine’s SBU said security services are working to limit the consequences.
Massive artillery and air strikes continue in Mariupol According to the Ukrainian army report, which highlights that the main efforts of the Russian army are focused on intercepting and eliminating Ukrainian units in the Azovstal steelworks area.
(with information from AFP, EFE and Reuters)
Source: Info Bae