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    Ukrainian counter-offensive: kyiv announces that it has reconquered another village on the southern front

    The reconquest of the village of Pyatykhatky brings to eight the number of localities liberated in two weeks by the Ukrainian army.

    kyiv continues its counter-offensive. The Ukrainian army has reconquered the village of Pyatykhatky, located on the southern front of the conflict with Russian forces, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

    With this village, a total of “eight localities have been liberated” in two weeks since the start of the counter-offensive, with 113 square kilometers of territory recaptured, said the Deputy Minister of Defense, Ganna Maliar, on the social networks.

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    In the south, Ukrainian troops “advanced up to seven kilometers deep” from Russian positions, the official said.

    The Ukrainian army “advanced in several directions”

    Moscow keeps hammering that Ukraine’s ongoing offensive on the positions occupied by the Russians is a failure. kyiv, for its part, indicated last week that it had liberated seven localities and 100 square kilometers, mainly on the southern front.

    On the eastern front, “the general intensity of fighting has dropped over the past week” and the Ukrainian army “has advanced in several directions”, she assured without giving details.

    “The enemy made considerable efforts to stop our advance in the Bakhmout area. He transferred additional units there and increased the number of bombardments”, she however nuanced.

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    Missiles and drones shot down

    The Ukrainian army also said it had shot down the four Kalibr-type missiles and the four Iranian-made explosive drones launched by Russia during the night.

    “The missile fire was carried out from a submarine in the Black Sea and the drone fire from the eastern coast of the Sea of ​​Azov.

    For its part, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that it had repelled a total of seven Ukrainian “attacks” in the Donetsk region (east), which includes the city of Bakhmout in particular.

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    According to some military analysts, Ukraine has not yet launched the bulk of its forces in its counter-offensive, and is still currently testing the front to determine the weak points of the Russian defense.

    Source: BFM TV

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