Russian forces intensified their bombing of the area around the city of Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine. This was reported by the Ukrainian army. It seems that the strategic supply centers of the Ukrainian forces in Donetsk will be the main target.
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On Monday, Ukrainian officials reported rocket and artillery attacks on the Chuhiv region, south of the city of Kharkiv. At least 10 missiles were allegedly fired from the Russian city of Belgorod.
A residential area of Kharkiv was also said to have been subjected to rocket attacks, it is said, as well as the city of Meriva, which is about 40 kilometers from the front lines. Five people were reportedly injured, four of whom were taken to hospital and two in critical condition.
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The city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine has been subjected to Russian artillery shelling since Thursday evening. Ukrainian forces have effectively pushed Russian forces out of the country’s second largest city, but Kharkiv is not entirely out of reach of Russian artillery.
According to the Ukrainian army, the Ukrainian forces managed to repel several ground attacks of the Russian army in the eastern city of Donetsk. The Russians continue to attack the area with heavy bombardment, but they hardly make any territorial gains on the ground, it seems.
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