Ukraine has retaken Kharkiv. Here’s why that’s such a big deal. – NBC News May 17, 2022

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

The video shared by Ukraine’s Defense Ministry on Sunday is likely evidence of something once thought unthinkable: Russian forces are being driven back to their border, if not over it. 

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3 Responses to Ukraine has retaken Kharkiv. Here’s why that’s such a big deal. – NBC News May 17, 2022

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    So incredible

    Liked by 1 person

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