Russia hits Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, says defence ministry

Russia shows footage said to be of troops moving towards Kharkiv frontline

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forces are hitting Ukrainian army positions in the Kharkiv region with precision strikes, the country's defence ministry said on Sunday.

Strikes are being carried out by airborne troops, missiles and artillery, the ministry said on social media.

Reuters was not immediately able to verify the reports.

(Reporting by Reuters; editing by John Stonestreet)