KYIV, Ukraine—Ukrainian troops are slowly advancing in the
country’s eastern war zone, testing the limits of a shaky stalemate in the
five-year-old conflict against Russia and its separatist proxies.
In the last year, Ukrainian military forces retook 24 square kilometers (about 9.3 square miles) of territory in the country’s embattled Donbas region, officials said, underscoring the slow and steady progress of a so-called creeping offensive that dates back to late 2016.
“It is impossible to win the war by defending, you need to
counterattack and push your opponent along the whole line of delimitation,
otherwise the enemy will easily move forward and seize our positions,” Serhii
Morugin, …read more
Source: The Daily Signal