Ukraine war: Southern counter-offensive against Russia has begun, military says - National
Ukraine has been talking up a planned counter-offensive in its Russian-occupied southern regions for two months, following the concentration of the war in Donbas.
Ukrainian forces begin 'shaping' battlefield for counteroffensive, senior US officials say
Ukrainian forces have begun "shaping" operations in southern Ukraine to prepare the battlefield for a significant Ukrainian counteroffensive, two senior US officials briefed on the intelligence told CNN.
Zelenskiy urges Russians to 'go home' as Ukraine presses offensive in south
MYKOLAIV, Ukraine/KYIV (Reuters) -Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged Russian troops to flee from an offensive launched by his forces near the southern city of Kherson saying Ukraine's military were taking back their territory, though Russia said the assault had failed.
Ukraine counter-offensive under way to retake Russian-held south
Ukraine announced on Monday the start of a long-awaited counter-offensive to retake territory in the south seized by Russian forces since their invasion six months ago, a move reflecting Kyiv's growing confidence as Western military aid flows in.