Ukrainian army liberates Hlushkivka in Kharkiv Oblast, advances made in south and Donbas

7 October 2022, 02:58 PM
The village of Hlushkivka in the Kharkiv Oblast was liberated from the occupiers (Photo:REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy)

The village of Hlushkivka in the Kharkiv Oblast was liberated from the occupiers (Photo:REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy)

Ukrainian troops have liberated the village of Hlushkivka in the Kupyansk district of Kharkiv Oblast, the chief of staff of the Kraken special unit, Kostiantyn Nemichov, wrote on Telegram messenger late on Oct. 6.

He also posted footage from the liberated settlement.

“We’re now in the settlement of Hlushkivka,” he said.

“We built a children’s patriotic camp here in 2019. But everything was destroyed with the arrival of the ‘Russian world.’ We’ll rebuild all this, and we’ll continue to develop youth, and everything will be Ukraine. Glory to Ukraine!”

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Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of Ukraine’s General Staff Oleksiy Hromov on Oct. 6 said that since Sept. 21, Ukrainian defenders had liberated 93 settlements in the Slobozhanske area and advanced deep, about 55 kilometers, behind former the enemy’s former defensive line.

In his evening address on Oct. 4, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are advancing rapidly in the south as part of an ongoing liberation operation, and this week alone, dozens of settlements in Kherson, Kharkiv, Luhansk, and Donetsk oblasts were liberated from the results of the invaders’ sham “referendums.”

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