In the Kharkiv area, on the forefront of the Russian offensive in Ukraine | EUROtoday

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HAS leaving the village, sheltered by the flowering groves, the warheads of the BM-21 Grad spit out a salvo of rockets in the direction of the Russian troops who crossed the Ukrainian border north of Kharkiv. In the one road within the village, Sveta glares with darkish, frightened seems to be: her father has passed by bike to a neighboring village and is gradual to return. Neither she nor her husband know what is occurring round them; they’ve heard a rumor that can shortly show true: Russia has launched a floor offensive on the Kharkiv area. The subsequent few hours will inform whether or not this new entrance marks a turning level within the conflict in Ukraine.

This Friday, May 10, at 4:30 a.m., Russian forces crossed the border with tanks, armored automobiles and infantry troops…