Ukraine reports 30,000 Russian troops launching an offensive in Kharkiv region

Ukraine is currently engaged in a fierce battle against a massive force of 30,000 Russian soldiers near Kharkiv. The intensity of the fighting has prompted the evacuation of thousands of civilians from the region.

According to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Russia has deployed 30,000 out of its 50,000 soldiers stationed at the border for an imminent attack. This comes as the Kremlin intensifies its ongoing offensive in the northeast.

In a recent address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revealed that he has dispatched additional troops to the region in order to combat ongoing Russian attacks. He emphasized that these reinforcements have been equipped with all the necessary firepower and forces. Zelenskyy also expressed optimism about the progress being made by these troops, stating that their efforts are yielding positive results.

“We are actively engaging the enemy’s infantry and armored vehicles,” stated Zelenskyy. “Simultaneously, we are keenly observing the enemy’s tactics and their deliberate attempt to exhaust our forces.”

According to the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, around 5,900 civilians have been forced to leave their homes in the area and seek refuge in the city of Kharkiv as a result of the ongoing conflict. As of Monday, there are still approximately 200 individuals who have chosen to stay in Vovchansk despite the dangerous situation.

In his address, Zelenskyy expressed gratitude towards the local authorities who have been relentlessly assisting in the evacuations despite facing continuous attacks from Russia.

According to an update from Russia’s military on Monday, they have made significant advancements in the tactical situation and successfully launched strikes on Ukrainian troops and military equipment in the Kharkiv region, particularly in the vicinity of Vovchansk.

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