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Ukraine Army’s Breakthrough in North Threatens Russian Grip

  • Higher costs seen for gains in southern Kherson offensive
  • Kharkiv region attacks threatening key Russian logistics hub
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A Ukrainian counteroffensive appears to be progressing in the north, but less so in the southern Kherson region that has attracted greater attention and Russian reinforcements.

Ukrainian officials and Russian military bloggers alike on Thursday described a counteroffensive in the north that has surprised in its speed, the first time since the war began that Ukrainian forces have been able to push past Russian defenses on a more than tactical level.