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Ukraine Launches Counterattack to Russia in South, But Leaves World Guessing on Scale

  • Increase in activity follows months of preparatory strikes
  • Russian and Ukrainian claims on gains and losses unverified
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Ukraine has launched an offensive toward the captured southern city of Kherson, but whether it marks the start of a long awaited attempt to retake large slices of territory lost at the start of Russia’s invasion remains unclear.

Officials in Kyiv have for months been promising such a campaign, while using U.S. long range Himars rocket systems to degrade Russian supply lines and communications in preparation.