New Delhi: Ukrainian forces have taken over 6,000 square kilometers of Russian-held territory in southern and eastern Ukraine since early September. He claimed that several Russian troops had been seized as part of a power advance, which prompted Moscow to flee in haste as they recaptured a large part of the territory from Russia, in some places to the northeast. pushed back to the limit. “Russian troops were surrendering en masse because they understand the desperation of their position,” a spokesman for Ukrainian military intelligence and the Russian military said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian forces had retaken more than 6,000 square km of Russian-occupied territory in southern and eastern Ukraine since the beginning of the month.
Furthermore, a Ukrainian presidential adviser quoted, “There were so many POWs that the country was getting out of place to accommodate them.”
The Ukrainian army has liberated more than 20 settlements in 24 hours. Ukrainian flags in blue and yellow hover over newly rescued cities.
According to the British Defense Ministry, Kyiv forces have captured Russian-held lands at least twice the size of London.
The momentum has boosted Ukrainian morale and prompted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rare public criticism of the war after months of little apparent movement on the battlefield.
“In some areas of the front, our defenders reached the state border with the Russian Federation,” said the governor of the Northeast Kharkiv region, Oleh Sinihubov.
The Russian Defense Ministry said troops from two areas in the region would be drawn in to regroup in the eastern region of Donetsk, the Russian Defense Ministry said over the weekend.
Soldiers can be seen hoisting the Ukrainian flag over destroyed buildings in a war military video.
One fighter in a moment wiped his shoes on the Russian flag lying on the ground. In other footage, Ukrainians can be seen examining the rusted remains of Russian military vehicles, including tanks.
“Efforts are on to disarm the landmines in the occupied territories, as well as searching for the remaining Russian troops,” Ukrainian military officials said.
“Military intelligence spokesman Andrey Yusov said a large number of Russian officers were among the captured soldiers.”
In Kharkiv, officials said electricity and water had been restored to about 80% of the region’s population after Russian attacks on infrastructure that knocked out power in several places across Ukraine.
“You are the hero!!!” Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov wrote on Telegram, referring to workers restoring utilities in Ukraine’s second-largest city.
“Thank you to everyone who did everything possible during this most difficult night for Kharkiv to bring city life back to normal as soon as possible.” The upbeat mood was also captured on social media late Sunday by a defiant President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Do you still think you can scare us, break us, force us to make concessions?” Zelensky asked. “For us cold, hunger, darkness and thirst are not as scary and deadly as your friends and brotherhood.” In the end, he said: “We will live with and without you gas, light, water and food!”