Ukraine, Kiev: “Army 50 km from Russia border”

Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhny: “3,000 square km of territory regained”

The Ukrainian forces advanced north of Kharkiv up to 30 miles (about 50 kilometers) from the Russian border and they are also pressing south and east in the same region. This was announced by the Ukrainian commander-in-chief, General Valeriy Zaluzhny who added: “Ukraine continues to liberate the territories occupied by Russia”, wrote on Telegram.



“The Armed Forces continue to liberate the territories occupied by Russia. Since the beginning of September, more than 3,000 square kilometers have been returned to the control of Ukraine,” Zaluzhny also claimed on Facebook. “I am proud and grateful to every Ukrainian military man. I have the honor to fight side by side with you. Eternal memory to those who died in the battles for Ukraine!” He wrote.

“In the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces have continued to achieve significant results” in their advance “in the Kharkiv region. Russia has probably withdrawn its units from the area, but fighting continues around the strategically important cities of Kupiansk and Izyum.” . To write it, in the latest update released by the London Ministry of Defense, it is British intelligence.

Ukrainian troops continue to advance and consolidate positions on the southern front. Ukrinform reports this, quoting the ‘South’ operational command of the Ukrainian army: “Position battles are underway, leading to the advance of the troops and the consolidation of territories. The enemy prefers counter-battery combat, trying to avoid direct contact . The enemy suffers losses and retreats, “reported the operational command, explaining that yesterday Russian troops launched 20 airstrikes on Ukrainian positions along the line of contact and in adjacent territories. In response, the Ukrainian armed forces targeted areas with the highest concentration of enemy weapons and equipment near Nova Kakhovka and Prydniprovske, as well as ammunition depots around and in the city of Kherson.

Yesterday Russian troops killed 10 civilians in the Donetsk region, Ukinform always reports citing a statement by the head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, published on Telegram: “On September 10, the Russians killed 10 civilians in the Donetsk region: four in Pokrovsk, three in Krasnohorivka, two in Bakhmut and one in Raihorodok. 19 other people were injured. ” As Kyrylenko noted, it is currently impossible to establish the exact number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha. And he also stressed that “every crime will be punished”. In the last week, 10,060 people left the Donetsk region as part of the mandatory evacuation.



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