UA Army retakes two villages near Izium
Ukraine’s Armed Forces and territorial defense units liberatув two villages on the outskirts of the occupied city of Izium in the Kharkiv region, Maksym Strelnyk, a member of the Izium City Council, told espreso.tv.
“Fierce fighting continues in the Izium direction, russian occupiers are trying to advance towards the towns of Sloviansk and Barvinkove in order to encircle our troops in the area. However, the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the Izium Territorial Defense stand their ground and counterattack the enemy on the flanks, liberating Spivakivka and Zavody located on both banks of the Siverskyi Donets River,” Strelnyk said.
He noted that the residents of the Izium district hope that the Ukrainian military will be able to gain a foothold on the recaptured borders and continue their counteroffensive, which will result in the liberation of Izium.
He said that the enemy is bringing reserves to Izium, but they are already demoralized.