Contents tagged with Kharkiv

  • Kremlin : Russia aims to establish 'buffer zone' in ongoing push towards Kharkiv

    According to a representative of the Russian president, the occupying army does not intend to abandon its objective of seizing as much Ukrainian territory as possible.

    Russia has not given up on its plans to advance in the Kharkiv region despite heavy losses. The Russian Armed Forces have been tasked with creating a "buffer zone", said Kremlin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov in a comment to Russian propagandist Pavel Zarubin.

    "The work on creating a buffer zone, a sanitary zone, continues. …

  • Ukrainian forces block Russian troops at Vovchansk aggregator plant

    Russian troops had previously used one of the city streets to approach the factory. Now, it has been taken under control by the Ukrainian Forces, "Osman" reported. The Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) have blocked Russian troops in the area of the Vivchanskiy Aggregator Plant, reported a fighter of the 24th Separate Assault Brigade "Aidar", Stanislav Bunyatov, with the callsign "Osman", on his Telegram channel.

    "Regarding the Aggregator Plant in Vovchansk. Actually, they have been blocked there …

  • Ukrainian Forces reclaim territory and halt Russian advances in Kharkiv region

    Ukrainian forces have made significant strides in the Kharkiv sector, reclaiming territory previously held by Russian troops and fortifying new positions. According to a soldier from the 92nd Separate Assault Brigade, the Defense Forces not only repelled enemy attacks but also closely monitor and strike at their movements in the area.

    For over a month, Russian forces have attempted advances in the Kharkiv region, but Ukrainian defenders have managed to stabilize the front line. The situation …

  • Ukrainian Forces repel Russian advance in Kharkiv, concerns loom over potential second wave

    Ukrainian forces successfully halted an advance by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Kharkiv region. However, there are concerns that the Russians may launch a second wave of attacks, said Oleksiy Hetman, a retired major of the National Guard of Ukraine and a veteran of the Russo-Ukrainian War, during an interview with FREEДОМ TV. Hetman noted that the Russian forces chose Kharkiv and Sumy directions to bring their artillery within targeting range of these cities. "The goal is …

  • Ukrainian Forces capture 60 Russian soldiers amid fierce battles for Vovchansk in Kharkiv region

    According to Nazar Voloshyn, a representative of the Khortytsia operational and strategic troop grouping, Ukrainian Forces continue to achieve successes on the battlefield. On Sunday, the number of Russian prisoners grew by dozens.

    Russians are advancing in the Kharkiv region in an attempt to seize control of the town of Vovchansk, situated near the border. However, instead of success, they have faced substantial losses. Voloshyn shared these details in a comment to Liga.net.

    He disclosed …

  • Russia exhausts strategic reserves in Kharkiv offensive, Ukrainian military official says

    Russia has already activated all its strategic reserves during the offensive in the Kharkiv region and is now trying to prevent the Ukrainian Forces from assessing their capabilities, potential, and objectives, said Colonel Ivan Tymochko, Chair of the Reserves Council of the Ukrainian Ground Forces during a national news broadcast.

    Colonel Tymochko asserted that the Russian Armed Forces have not achieved their objectives, and the redeployment of troops from one direction to another suggests an …

  • Ukrainian military: Russian offensive in Kharkiv region stalled near Lyptsi

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have halted the threat of a breakthrough by Russian troops in the Strilecha — Hlyboke sector of the Kharkiv region, reported Nazar Voloshyn, spokesperson for the operational-strategic military group Khortytsia, on 26 May during a national news broadcast.

    Ukraine's Defence Forces are steadily displacing enemy units from their positions. Systematic efforts to push out the Russians are ongoing. "The Ukrainian Armed Forces managed to occupy most of the defensive lines in …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces repel intense Russian assaults near Kharkiv, maintain control of strategic positions

    Russian forces attempted an assault on Ukrainian positions near the settlements of Lypstsi and Hlybokyi but were forced to retreat, reported Ukraine's General Staff.

    The Kupyansk area experienced the heaviest combat since the start of the day, the General Staff noted. The Russians launched seven assault actions and were pushed back near Hlyboke and Lyptsi. Ukrainian forces began countering four enemy attacks in the vicinity of Vovchansk. The Russians used guided bombs on Vovchansk and dropped …

  • Putin accuses Ukraine of provoking Russian troops' advance on Kharkiv, denies plans to capture the city

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has accused Ukraine of provoking the advance of Russian troops in the Kharkiv region. However, he has stated that Russia has no immediate plans to capture Kharkiv.

    "It's ultimately their fault. The authorities in Kyiv came to power through a coup. Furthermore, by allowing this coup, their Western sponsors turned a smouldering conflict into a military one. They're to blame. They're trying to shift the responsibility from their sick head to a healthy one. …

  • Russian offensive in Kharkiv region: six villages captured as Volchansk situation deteriorates

    On the morning of May 10, the Russian army began a limited assault in the north of Kharkiv region. As of May 12, according to DeepState, the Russians have occupied the following six settlements: Strelecha, Pylna, Krasne, Borisovka, Ogurcove, and Pletenivka.

    Denis Yaroslavsky, a Ukrainian unit commander, states that Russian troops are amassing reserves and skirmishes have begun in the vicinity of Volchansk. "Street fighting has commenced; the town is becoming surrounded. I am stating this …