Ukraine Says 2nd Largest City Kharkiv Under Its Control, Russian Troops Expelled


Kharkiv: Ukrainian forces secured full control of Kharkiv on Sunday following street fighting with Russian troops in the country’s second biggest city, the local governor said.

“Kharkiv is fully under our control,” the head of the regional administration, Oleg Sinegubov, said on messaging app Telegram, adding that the army was expelling Russian forces during a “clean-up” operation.

Earlier Sunday he had said that Russian forces’ light vehicles broke into the city, with fighting breaking out in the streets.

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