War in Ukraine: Kyiv says it plans counteroffensive, Russia continues ground attacks near Bakhmut

Euronews correspondent Sasha Vakulina reporting on the war in Ukraine.
Euronews correspondent Sasha Vakulina reporting on the war in Ukraine. Copyright Euronews
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Ukraine's military intelligence head says his country plans a major counteroffensive that will liberate territory "from Crimea to Donbas".

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Ukraine's military intelligence head Kyrylo Budanov said his country’s forces intend to launch a major counteroffensive in the spring.

In an interview with ABC News, Budanov said that he expects the fighting to be the most intense in March. He added that Kyiv is planning a major push to liberate territory "from Crimea to Donbas" and deal "the final defeats to the Russian Federation."

Meanwhile, Russian forces continued limited counterattacks to regain their lost positions along the Svatove-Kreminna line.

They have also continued ground attacks around Bakhmut.

Watch Euronews’ report in the video player above to learn more about the situation in Ukraine.

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