Ukraine launches counterattack to disrupt Russian supply lines


Kyiv, Ukraine – Ukraine has launched a counterattack on the eastern city of Izyum with the aim of dismembering Russian supply lines In the Donbass region, officials said, as Ukrainian forces continue to clear villages north of Kharkiv and President Russian President Vladimir Putin Finland’s president warned that joining NATO could damage relations with Russia.

According to the Kremlin, Mr. Putin told the Finnish president Sully Niinistö in a phone call on Saturday that ending the decades-old defense nonalignment policy by joining NATO would be a mistake for Helsinki. The Finnish president began the call to explain to Mr. Putin how his invasion of Ukraine changed the security environment, prompting Finland to The pursuit of NATO membership in the coming days.