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After six months of war, Ukraine is going on the offensive, but it probably needs more Western weapons. In order to convince the partners, Kyiv even reveals a well-kept secret.
The Ukrainian army seems to be making progress in its counterattack against the Russian invaders in the east of the country. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his video address that there was "good news from the Kharkiv region". According to reports by Russian war correspondents, the Ukrainian army has been successfully advancing near the town of Balaklija since Tuesday and has recaptured several towns.