Place in Luhansk under Ukrainian control again

NA rocket hit the site of the nuclear power plant "South Ukraine" on Monday night. The power plant is located on Ukrainian-controlled territory north of the city of Mykolaiv. The power plant operator Enerhoatom published pictures of a crater, which is said to be 300 meters from the nuclear power plant, and other destruction on Telegram.

Enerhoatom announced that the blast shattered numerous window panes and destroyed three high-voltage power lines. According to the operator, however, all three reactors are running normally and no one was injured in the attack. The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy blamed Russia for the attack. He wrote about the rocket hit on social media that Russia was a danger to the whole world. "We must stop it before it's too late."

Apparently it is him Ukraine managed to establish a bridgehead on the eastern side of the Oskil River during the counter-offensive in the east of the country. “The Ukrainian forces have overcome the Oskil. Since yesterday, Ukraine has also controlled the left bank," the press office of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said on Sunday via video on its Telegram channel. The video shows a tank crossing the river and being met by Ukrainian soldiers on the other bank.

Ukrainian troops in the Luhansk region

Earlier there were reports that Kyiv had secured control of the eastern part of the city of Kupyansk. The city of Kupyansk is separated in the middle by the Oskil, the bridge over the river was badly damaged during the hasty retreat of Russian troops in early September. Since then, the wide river has formed a natural barrier. Behind it, the Russian troops set up a new line of defense against a further advance of the Ukrainian army in the direction Luhansk to prevent.

Apparently, Ukrainian troops are already advancing elsewhere in the Luhansk region. On Monday, images of Ukrainian troops in the village of Bilohorivka, close to the border with Donetsk Oblast, circulated on social media. The complete capture of the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts was announced by the Kremlin as a primary war goal after the withdrawal from the areas north of Kyiv.

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