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Ukraine celebrates counterattack ‘success’; Russia retaliates

2022-09-08 11:00:41       source:The Aljazeera

September 7, 2022

Russian forces lost territory on all fronts during the 28th week of war, as a counteroffensive spread from the southern Kherson region to the eastern and northern fronts of the country, demonstrating Ukraine’s ongoing ability to seize the initiative.

North Ukrainian forces launched a new counterattack in the northern Kharkiv region on September 6.

Despite radio silence from the country’s political and military leadership in Kyiv, Ukrainian and Russian military bloggers reported heavy fighting in Verbivka and Balakliia, 70km (44 miles) southeast of Kharkiv city, which Ukraine recaptured in early May.

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