I saw this recently on NBC News – Ukraine has retaken Kharkiv. Here’s why that’s such a big deal.: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/europe/ukraine-russia-kharkiv-border-soldiers-rcna28992/. Longer article.
By Yuliya Talmazan May 17, 2022
“They realize that they lost a blitzkrieg,” said an expert at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, referring to the initial Russian offensive.
The grainy video shows 12 smiling soldiers ducking into a shot around a yellow and blue marker and giving the thumbs-up.
“We have made it. We are here, Mr. President,” one of the soldiers in the video says, addressing Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy.