President Zelensky says Ukraine liberated 30 settlements in land around Kharkiv

Ukraine is on the offensive and is quickly gaining ground. They reclaimed the largest wealth of Russian-controlled territory since April when the Ukrainian military pushed the Russian forces out of the outskirts of Kyiv. President Zelenskyy said Ukraine has liberated at least 30 settlements and reclaimed nearly 1,000 square miles of land around Kharkiv, including the town of Izium, a strategically important railway hub. The Russians acknowledged pulling troops from Kharkiv, saying it was to redeploy them to the East. settlements and reclaimed nearly 1,000 square miles of land around Kharkiv.