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A report released by Amnesty International on Monday outlined how Russian forces killed hundreds of civilians in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv using rockets and cluster munitions.
The repeated attacks were indiscriminate “and as such constitute war crimes,” the report noted.
The organization found that Russian forces repeatedly used land mines and 9N210 / 9N235 cluster munitions prohibited by international law, which are prohibited by international law.
“Russian forces have repeatedly …
Russian forces appear to be pulling back from Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, the New York Times reported, citing Ukrainian and Western officials. Russian forces have been losing territory in the Kharkiv region as the Ukrainian military’s counteroffensive has broken Russia’s siege of the city.
Officials say Moscow will likely redeploy its troops in the area to the southeast. Russian forces are believed to be bolstering their forces in Izyum, about two hours southeast of Kharkiv. Moscow …
A Pentagon official told reporters on Monday that the Ukrainian military has pushed back Russian forces and have maintained “their dominance of Kharkiv”.
“The Ukrainians have been doing an able job over the last 24-48 hours of pushing the Russians further away, and they have managed to push the Russians out about 40 kilometers [25 miles] to the east of Kharkiv,” the official stated.
The city has been subject to indiscriminate attacks since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on February 24 …
Ukrainian officials in the city of Kharkiv have said Russian attacks on the city have intensified since Sunday. The city has been subject to indiscriminate attacks since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, but as Ukraine’s second largest city and its close proximity to the Russian border, it has become one of Moscow’s primary urban targets in Ukraine’s east as Russian forces commence their Donbas offensive. Ukrainian forces were able to repel Russian advances on the city …
Ukraine has enough forces in the Kharkiv region to drive the Russian troops out, but this will happen when an all-out counteroffensive can begin, said the head of the Kharkiv regional administration, Oleg Sinegubov, in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.
"We are now holding defensive positions. This requires a different balance of forces and means. If we begin an offensive, this will be a completely different balance of forces and means. We have enough strength to do this," he assured.
The Ukrainian city of Kharkiv has been hit with 53 artillery and rocket launches over the past 24 hours, according to the head of the Kharkiv regional administration, Oleg Sinegubov.
In a video post on Telegram, Sinegubov explained, "Our Armed Forces are constantly fighting to prevent the enemy from passing to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Russians continue to terrorize civilians. Unfortunately, during the past 24 hours, 22 civilians, including three children, were injured in the shelling …
Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk has encouraged residents of the Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk oblasts to evacuate while they still can, Ukrainskaya Pravda reported.
“The heads of the military administrations of Kharkiv, Luhansk, and Donbas regions ask the population to leave the borders of the regions and do everything to ensure that an evacuation is organized,” Verreshchuk stated.
After withdrawing from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, Russian forces have focused their attacks on …
The press service for UkrGasVydobuvannya (Ukrainian largest gas producer) stated that from the beginning of the year they had discovered the fourth gas field in the Kharkiv region.
“At this stage of the geological study, according to Ukringaz, the reserves of the discovered field make up at least 400 million cubic meters, and perspective resources of the field as a whole can equate to 3.7 billion cubic meters of blue fuel,” the statement reads.
It is noted that the discovery of the field took …