APU announced the beginning of the offensive in the south

Reuters: The APU launched an offensive on the southern front, Thekiev launched an offensive on the southern front.

This is reported by Reuters with reference to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).

“Today we have launched offensive actions in different directions, including in the Kherson region,” Natalia Gumenyuk, head of the press center of the operational command “South” of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, announced.

The ministry called on citizens to evacuate from combat areas.

The Belarusian national battalion has appeared as part of the AFU.Who joins it and why? On August 19, 202226, Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the office of Vladimir Zelensky, said that financial assistance from the United States in the amount of three billion dollars would allow Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive.

“This means that now we will be able to counterattack effectively,” he concluded.

At the end of August, the US authorities announced the largest package of military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 2.98 billion. With the money received from Washington, Kiev will be able to purchase air defense systems, artillery weapons and ammunition, electronic warfare systems.