Ukraine making progress in counteroffensive, U.S. officials say

U.S. officials have told CBS News it appears the Ukrainian military has made progress in advancing on the Russian-held city of Tokmak– a vital barrier city that stands between the Ukrainian forces and the southeastern city of Melitopol.

One of the goals of Ukraine’s counteroffensive is to advance south through heavy Russian fortifications in a bid to reclaim occupied Melitopol – the gateway to Crimea, illegally annexed by Moscow in 2014 and a vital Russian transit hub. Ukrainian troops from the 108th Territorial Defense Brigade move across ground right on the front line of Ukraine’s counteroffensive to repel the Russian […]

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