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  • Ukrainian forces launched a counter-offensive in the south to retake the city of Kherson.

    The Russians respond with heavy bombardment.

    Moscow has also claimed to have repelled “offensive attempts” in the regions of Kherson and Mykolaiv.

  • Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission are expected in Zaporozhye to inspect the nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, occupied since early March by the Russians and at the center of all tensions.

  • The G7 countries say they are "deeply concerned" by the risk of a nuclear accident in Zaporozhye, asking that full freedom of movement be granted to international experts.




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6:51 am: Ukrainian counter-offensive in the South

Counter-offensive by Ukrainian forces and heavy Russian bombing, southern Ukraine remained at the heart of the conflict overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

This counter-attack is essentially aimed at retaking Kherson, a city of 280,000 inhabitants before the conflict, which fell into Russian hands at the start of the war on February 24.

“Ukrainian armed forces launched their offensive in several areas in the south.

We ask the residents of Kherson to follow the safety instructions, ”wrote on Telegram the head of the regional administration Yaroslav Yanuchevych.

“Today there were powerful artillery attacks on enemy positions (…) throughout the territory of the occupied Kherson region.

This is the announcement of what we have been waiting for since the spring: it is the beginning of the end of the occupation of the Kherson region,” MP Serguiï Khlan announced on Ukrainian television.

Russia for its part claimed to have repelled Ukrainian "offensive attempts" in the regions of Kherson and Mykolaiv, also in the south.

6:42 am: A fence between Lithuania and Belarus

Lithuania announced on Monday that it had completed the construction of a barrier along its border with Belarus, intended to fight against illegal immigration.

The barrier, in the form of a four-meter fence and barbed wire, stretches about 550 kilometers from a common border of about 700 km.

On the rest of the border, which crosses swamps, lakes and rivers, it is "technically impossible" to build a physical barrier, said the head of the Lithuanian government Ingrida Simonyte.

Hello everyone! Welcome to this new live dedicated to the war in Ukraine.

Like every day, the editorial staff of 20 Minutes is mobilized to give you the latest information on the conflict.

On the ground, fighting is intense in the South.

The Ukrainian forces have indeed launched a counter-offensive to which the Russian army responds.

kyiv's objective is to retake Kherson, a city of 280,000 inhabitants before the conflict.

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