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How successful has Ukraine’s counteroffensive been so far?

By Dan Sabbagh

13 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

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  1. Ukraine's counteroffensive has been underway for over a week, with the army making incremental gains and liberating villages near the frontline.

Two things stand out with Ukraine’s counteroffensive more than a week under way. Ukraine is pushing forward at several points, mostly along the southern front but also in the east. And in some places, its army is making incremental but real gains, liberating villages near the frontline.

In the last week Ukraine has attacked on the western edge of the Zaporizhzhia sector, where the frontlines meet the Dnipro River at a point; again south of Orikhiv 18 miles east and, most significantly, either side of a Russian salient at the border between Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk oblasts.

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