Ukraine Says Troops Reached Russian Border in Kharkiv Region

Ukrainian troops fighting in Kharkiv reached the border with Russia, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry and Kharkiv’s regional governor.

Footage released on May 15 shows troops sending a message to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

“We’ve made it Mr President, we are here,” a soldier says in the video, according to a translation.

The defense ministry said the group was a battalion of the 127th Territorial Defense Brigade in Kharkiv.

Kharkiv Governor Oleh Synyehubov said the troops restored a sign at the border.

A longer video shows soldiers emerging from a wooded area before making their way to the border. Credit: Ukraine Defense Ministry via Storyful

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