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DIn a video posted on social media, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry thanked France for sending military equipment, particularly Cesar rifles.
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On Tuesday, Ukraine received its first Iris-de-air defense system delivered by Germany, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov announced in a tweet. “A new era of air defense has begun” in Ukraine, the minister welcomed. “Germany’s Iris-Ds are already there. American destroyers are coming”.
Acquisition of five settlements of Kherson region
In addition, Kyiv announced on Wednesday morning that it had recaptured five areas south of Kherson from Russian forces, where Ukraine is launching a counter-offensive, pushing back Russian troops in territory Moscow says it annexed.
“The armed forces of Ukraine have liberated five more settlements in the Berislav district of the Kherson region: Novovasilivka, Novogrigorivka, Nova Kamianka, Trifonivka, Chervon,” the Ukrainian president said.
Ukrainian forces have been waging a counteroffensive for weeks in the area, which has been under the control of Moscow forces since the first weeks of the war. After coming up against strong Russian resistance, the Ukrainian army made significant gains in the region in early October, particularly on the banks of the Dnipro south of the industrial city of Kryvyi Rig.
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