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  • >> WELCOME BACK EVERYONE.

  • EVERYONE, MORE NOW

  • ON THE COLLAPSE OF RUSSIAN

  • GROUND FORCES IN NORTHEASTERN

  • UKRAINE.

  • KEEPS BLISTERING

  • COUNTEROFFENSIVE PUSHES ON.

  • BUT THESE TROOPS, NOT FAR FROM

  • THE BORDER WITH RUSSIA.

  • WELL, THEY SEEM TO HAVE A

  • MESSAGE THERE.

  • FOR MOSCOW.

  • THE RUSSIAN RETREAT IS ONE OF

  • THE BIGGEST DEFEATS SINCE THE

  • WAR BEGAN IN FEBRUARY.

  • >> SO FAR THE TERRITORY HAS

  • BEEN RE-TAKEN FROM RUSSIAN

  • FORCES.

  • AMERICA'S MOST SENIOR DIPLOMAT

  • CALLS IT ENCOURAGING.

  • >> I THINK THAT IT WOULD BE

  • WRONG TO PREDICT EXACTLY WHERE

  • THIS WILL GO AND WHEN IT WILL

  • GET THERE, HOW WILL GET.

  • THERE BUT, CLEARLY, WE HAVE

  • SEEN SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS BY

  • THE UKRAINIANS.

  • >> EVEN TELL, NOW PRO RUSSIAN

  • SUPPORTERS ARE NOT

  • ACKNOWLEDGING UKRAINE STUNNING

  • GAMES ON THE BATTLEFIELD.

  • BUT FAR FROM ADMITTING THIS WAS

  • A FAILURE, SOMEONE PUTTING A

  • POSITIVE SPIN, SAYING THEY WERE

  • VASTLY OUTNUMBERS.

  • HERE IS CNN'S MATTHEW CHANCE.

  • >> WE HAVE WARNED PEOPLE WITH

  • RUSSIA WITH THE KREMLIN

  • PROPAGANDA POSTING.

  • NO ONE'S READING IT ANYMORE.

  • AS UKRAINIAN FORCES TEAR IT

  • DOWN, THE WORDS OF A CELEBRATED

  • UKRAINIAN POET, ARE REVEALED

  • THINLY PAPERED.

  • >> THE FIGHT, AND YOU WILL WHEN

  • HE WRITES.

  • IT'S ONE POIGNANT MOMENT IN A

  • UKRAINIAN GAINS.

  • IN VILLAGES ACROSS VASTE --

  • THIS WAR RAVAGED COUNTRIES

  • KHARKIV REGION, UKRAINIAN

  • TROOPS ARE BEING GREETED AS --

  • [SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH]

  • FOR MONTHS, THESE PEOPLE HAVE

  • LIVED UNDER RUSSIAN GUNS.

  • [SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH]

  • NOW IT'S UKRAINIAN GOWNS,

  • CELEBRATING THE RECAPTURE OF

  • STRATEGIC TANGS TOWNS LIKE

  • IZIUM, EASY TO, A CLEAN KEY

  • SUPPLY POINT FOR RUSSIAN

  • TROOPS.

  • , TROOPS WHO APPEARED TO HAVE

  • BEEN RIGHTED, WITH EQUIPMENT

  • DESTROYED OR JUST ABANDONED IN

  • THE FACE OF A LIGHTNING,

  • UKRAINIAN OFFENSIVE, HEAVY

  • ARMOR, AMMUNITION EVEN FOOD AND

  • CLOTHES LEFT BEHIND.

  • AS UKRAINIAN COMMANDERS SAY

  • THAT THEIR RUSSIAN ENEMY SIMPLY

  • TURNED AND RAN.

  • POWERFUL AMID --

  • FOR THE KREMLIN AND ITS

  • MILITARY RUSSIAN OFFICIALS ARE

  • PUTTING ON A VERY DIFFERENT

  • SPIN.

  • [SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH]

  • >> IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE

  • GOALS OF THE SPECIAL MILITARY

  • OPERATION AS THEY CALL, IT THE

  • DECISION WAS NAMED TO REGROUP

  • RUSSIAN TROOPS SAYS THIS

  • DEFENCE MINISTER SPOKESPERSON.

  • IT'S AN ORDERLY WITHDRAWAL OF

  • THE CHAOTIC RANKS ENSUES.

  • BUT EVEN ON PRO KREMLIN

  • TELEVISION THE WANTS TRIUMPHANT

  • MOOD, SEEMS TO SHIFT TOWARDS

  • REALITY, AND THE BLAME GAME IS

  • NOW IN FULL SWING THE PEOPLE

  • WHO CONVINCE PUTIN, A SPECIAL

  • OPERATION WOULD BE PASSED AND

  • EFFECTIVE, REALLY SET US UP,

  • COMPLAINS THIS PUNDIT.

  • SOMEONE MUST HAVE TOLD DON

  • UKRAINIANS WOULD SURRENDER HE

  • SAYS.

  • SIX MONTHS AGO, DID ANYONE

  • REALLY BELIEVE WE'D BE

  • SURRENDERING TOWNS, AND TRYING

  • TO REPEL A COUNTEROFFENSIVE IN

  • KHARKIV.

  • >> THIS IS A SERIOUS ARMY, THE

  • WEAPONS ARE SERIOUS TO AMID

  • HEATED EXCHANGES.

  • [SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH]

  • UKRAINE'S DRAMATIC ADVANCE

  • SEEMS TO HAVE GENUINELY SHOCKED

  • RUSSIA.

  • [NOISE] >> AND THAT MAKES ITS

  • LEADER, WHO OVERSAW MOSCOW

  • ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS IN THE

  • WEEKEND EVEN MORE UNPREDICTABLE

  • AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS.

  • ALREADY, RUSSIAN HARD-LINERS

  • ARE CALLING FOR PRESIDENT PUTIN

  • TO ACT, MOBILIZED TROOPS, AND

  • DOUBLE DOWN ON UKRAINE.

  • CALLS HE MAY NO LONGER BE ABLE

  • TO RESIST.

  • MATTHEW CHANCE, CNN, LONDON.

  • CALLS HE MAY NO LONGER BE ABLE

  • TO RESIST.

  • MATTHEW CHANCE, CNN,

>> WELCOME BACK EVERYONE.

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See Russians react to Ukraine's dramatic territory gains

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