With New Counteroffensive, Ukraine Punches Back

Over the past week, the Ukrainian military has retaken thousands of square miles of territory from Russian troops, in a counteroffensive east of Kharkiv. Retreating Russian soldiers left behind tanks and ammunition as they fled.

We’ll hear the stories of Ukrainians who spent months under Russian occupation, and take a look at what the counteroffensive means for the next phase of the war.

This episode also features reporting by NPR’s Ashley Westerman.

In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.

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