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Ukrainian Forces Withdraw from Areas of Kharkiv Amid New Russian Offensive

HeadlineMay 15, 2024
Image Credit: Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office

Ukrainian forces are withdrawing from some areas in the northeastern region of Kharkiv as Russian forces continue a new offensive that has displaced thousands. The Ukrainian city of Vovchansk is reportedly in ruins following relentless Russian shelling. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has postponed all of his upcoming foreign travel amid the new Russian offensive. On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken visited Kyiv and vowed more U.S. assistance would be coming.

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