NATO chief says Ukraine can still win war despite Russian advances

June 20, 2024

But it's not too late for Ukraine to prevail," the NATO secretary general said at a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. He said months-long delays in US military aid to Ukraine had "serious consequences on the battlefield". Ukraine has been dependent on Western military aid to counter Russia's larger and more powerful army. Semenivka is close to Ocheretyne, where fighting has intensified and part of which is reportedly under Russian control. Another Russian strike on Kharkiv, Ukraine's second city that is also a frequent target, wounded one person, local authorities said.