Ukraine’s Eastern Advance Puts Forces Close to Key Town

KHARKIV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces superior on the strategic metropolis of Kupyansk on Friday, threatening to isolate 1000’s of Russian troops additional south and prompting Moscow to ship reinforcements.

Over the previous three days, Ukrainian forces have superior virtually 50 kilometers, or about 31 miles, within the northeastern Kharkiv area, reaching their largest breakthrough in months of grinding fight.