Ukrainian troops liberate Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast – media

Ukrainian troops liberate Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast – media

Soldiers of the 1st battalion of Ukraine's 92nd brigade in front of the city council of Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast. 10 September 2022. Source

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According to media reports, Ukrainian troops have liberated the city of Kupiansk. Photographs and a video that emerged on social media on the morning of 10 September show Ukrainian troops in the city of Kupyansk, Kharkiv Oblast. No sounds of fighting can be heard in the video.

Soldiers of the 1st battalion of Ukraine’s 92nd brigade holding the Ukrainian flag on the rooftop of the city council of Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast. 10 September 2022. Source. ~

Soldiers of the 1st battalion of Ukraine’s 92nd brigade holding the Ukrainian flag on the rooftop of the city council of Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast. 10 September 2022. Source.

The city of Kupiansk has been a major railway and highway hub in Ukraine’s northeast. The Russian logistics of the occupied Kharkiv Oblast, the north of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts has been heavily dependent on Kupiansk.

Kupiansk has apparently been the main target of the Ukrainian counteroffensive operation in Kharkiv Oblast that started on 6 September.

Update:

The first official confirmation of the liberation of Kupyansk comes from Nataliia Popova, an adviser to the Kharkiv Oblast Council Head.

Update:

Footage of Ukrainian troops entering Kupiansk this morning:


 

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