The Kremlin on Wednesday vowed to take back land it lost to Kyiv within the Ukrainian regions it annexed, saying the territories will be Russian "forever."
Kyiv dismisses Russia's annexation of Ukrainian regions as 'worthless'
Ukraine began its counter-attack on the Kherson region in early August and has been making gradual progress ever since - though reports have started emerging of a breakthrough this week. The goal, touted by Kyiv, is to re-take the city of Kherson from Russian control.
Zelensky says Russia ‘destroying all life’ as Kyiv offensive continues
Kyiv appears on course to achieving several of its key battlefield objectives as it strengthens its military position against Russia ahead of the winter.
⚡️Ukraine’s Zelensky posts a new video of himself and his team outside the presidential administration in Kyiv’s government quarter after rumors in Russian media that he’d fled. “We are here. We are in Kyiv. We are defending Ukraine.”
Day 12 of Russia’s full-on invasion of Ukraine. Where’s President Zelensky? “I’m staying in Kyiv. In my office. I’m not hiding. And I’m not afraid of anyone.” The comic turned president has truly become a wartime leader.
Volunteer fighters armed with assault rifles patrolled central Kyiv on Friday, ready to defend their country. Follow live updates.
So is it now time for President Trump to sit for an interview and take questions like this about allegations made by Jessica Leeds and Kristin Anderson and Jill Harth and Lisa Boyne and Mariah Billado and Victoria Hughes and Temple Taggart and Cathy Heller and Karen Virginia and