Russia has withdrawn its troops from various cities in the eastern part of Ukraine in response to counterattacks by Ukrainian troops.

BBC reported this information in a report.

On Saturday, Ukrainian officials said their troops had taken control of the Kupyansk area. The area is an important city for supplying supplies to the Russian army in the east.

Russian Defense Minister said about the withdrawal of troops, their troops have moved to Izium near Kupyansk. There they are ordered to regroup.

The withdrawal of Russian troops from Ezeum is very important. Because it was a major military center for Moscow.

In addition, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the news of the withdrawal of troops from Balaklia, a third important city to increase military strength in Donetsk, Ukraine.

The recapture of several cities by Ukrainian forces following the withdrawal of Russian troops from Kiev last April is significant.

In a video message on Saturday, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, claimed that the Ukrainian troops have recovered 2,000 square kilometers under the control of the Russian troops.

At least 1,000 square kilometers have been recovered in the last 24 hours.

Earlier this month, Ukrainian forces launched a new counter-attack. After that, Ukrainian troops were able to regain control of 2,000 square kilometers.

(September 11)