Over the past two days, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have managed to achieve great tactical successes in the Kharkiv direction. The cities of Balakleya and Kupyansk were liberated.
There was a real threat of encirclement of Russian troops in the area of Izyum. In Balakliya, a Russian SOBR group was surrounded and destroyed.
There are also certain successes of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kherson direction, where several settlements were liberated and the defense was broken through.
Users noticed that the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation turned off comments on their pages on social networks.
During the counteroffensive, about 1,000 km2 of Ukrainian territory was liberated.
Oleksiy Arestovich, adviser to President Zelensky’s Office, commented earlier on these developments:
We will carry the Russian Army feet first.