Retired US General David Petraeus told DW that Russian defenses are "formidable" and also commended Ukrainian forces for switching up their tactics and accumulating gains.
For weeks, Ukraine's long-awaited counteroffensive at the southern front seemed stuck. Now, troops have managed to break through Russia's first line of defense. Experts believe this is a dangerous time for Russia.
The Ukrainian army has repeatedly managed to capture Russian weapons during military offensives. What happens with them, and what discoveries has the military made under close examination?
A planned counteroffensive against Russian forces will have to wait until the military has had more time to prepare, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Meanwhile, the EU and G7 are discussing sanctions. DW has the latest.
The planned counteroffensive against Russian forces may not be the last, Ukraine's foreign minister has said. Meanwhile, the European Union is discussing new sanctions.
Ukraine is preparing for what could be a decisive counteroffensive to liberate territories occupied by Russia. The longer Kyiv waits, the better its chances seem to get.
28 Aug 2022
Ukraine has stepped up attacks on Russian supply lines in the Kherson region, as it seeks to conduct a counteroffensive to retake areas of the south. DW's Mathias Bölinger went to meet Ukrainian fighters in the trenches on the front line.
31 Jul 2022
British military intelligence says Russian-occupied Kherson was "virtually cut off" as Ukrainian forces stage a counteroffensive helped by newly acquired long-range artillery capability.