Parallel to fake polls
Ukraine announces further territorial gains
09/23/2022, 5:32 PM
After Ukraine managed to retake areas in the Kharkiv region in the past few days, the army is now reporting the next successes in the Donetsk region. At the same time, “referendums” are being held in several regions.
In parallel with the “referendums” that began in the Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine, the Ukrainian army announced further territorial gains in its counterattack. Senior military representative Oleksiy Gromov said on television that Ukrainian forces had regained control of the town of Yatskivka in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.
In addition, the positions south of the city of Bakhmut, also in Donetsk, were recaptured. In the course of its counterattack, the Ukrainian army has already captured large areas, especially in the northeastern region of Kharkiv, from Russian invading forces. can recover.
In four Russian-controlled regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in Donbass in eastern Ukraine and in Cherson and Zaporizhia regions of southern Ukraine, so-called referendums on annexation by Russia began Friday morning. “referendums” It should last until Tuesday, after which a quick annexation is expected. Then the Ukrainian attacks on these areas can be interpreted by Russia as an attack on its territory.