It became known about the preparation of a counteroffensive by the Ukrainian military

CNN: The Armed Forces of Ukraine have begun preparations for a “serious counteroffensive”

The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have begun preparations for a “serious counteroffensive” in the south of the country. This is reported by CNN with reference to two high-ranking American officials who own intelligence.

According to sources, the counteroffensive of the Ukrainian military will focus on air and ground operations. At the same time, the interlocutors of the TV channel do not disclose the specific goals of the APU.

“I just want it to be over”Unemployment, poverty and hope for peace. As residents of Kherson get used to a new life on June 15, 2022, Reuters, citing the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reported that Ukrainian troops had launched an offensive on the southern front.

The head of the press center of the operational command “South” of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Natalia Gumenyuk clarified that the army of the republic began offensive operations in different directions, including in the Kherson region. Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the regional administration, denied the fact of the APU offensive, while stating about the massive shelling of the region.

Prior to that, on July 22, The New York Times reported that Kiev decided to conduct a counteroffensive in the south of the country to recapture Kherson. On August 9, the adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, Mikhail Podolyak, reported that the statements of Ukrainian officials about the upcoming counteroffensive on Kherson were fake and part of an information and psychological operation (IPsO) APU against Russia.