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Ukraine’s first advance in months: Pushed Russia from Dnipro river


The Ukrainian army said Sunday that it has pushed Russian forces back “three to eight kilometres” from the banks of Dnipro river, the first measurable advance by Kyiv’s forces months into a disappointing counteroffensive.

Russia-Ukraine War: Ukrainian soldiers navigate on the Dnipro river by boat at the frontline near Kherson, Ukraine.(AP)
Russia-Ukraine War: Ukrainian soldiers navigate on the Dnipro river by boat at the frontline near Kherson, Ukraine.(AP)

“Preliminary figures vary from three to eight kilometres, depending on the specifics, geography and landscape design of the left bank,” army spokeswoman Natalia Gumenyuk told Ukrainian television without specifying whether the Ukrainian military had complete control of the area or if the Russians had retreated.



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