Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday mentioned Ukrainian forces had recaptured 6,000 sq. kilometres (2,320 sq. miles) of territory from Russia in a counter-offensive this month.
“Since the start of September, our soldiers have already liberated 6,000 square kilometres of Ukrainian territory in the east and south, and we are moving further,” Zelensky mentioned in his each day deal with.
Ukraine has claimed sweeping successes in its lightning counter-offensive in Kharkiv area within the northeast, which noticed dozens of areas, together with the cities of Izyum, Kupiansk and Balakliya, retaken.
It has additionally claimed important good points within the southern Kherson area, the place the Ukrainian military mentioned earlier on Monday it had recaptured 500 sq. kilometres.
The US-based Institute for the Study of War assume tank mentioned that “Ukraine has turned the tide in its favour, but the current counter-offensive will not end the war”.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)