Donetsk, Jun 13 — DAN. The Ukrainian counteroffensive launched on June 4 has not succeeded on any of the axes, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with war correspondents on Tuesday.

“It’s a large counteroffensive using the reserves prepared for this purpose; it began on June 4 and is ongoing, ” TASS quoted the president as saying. He underlined that the enemy had committed strategic reserves to the ongoing counteroffensive.

The head of state named a number of directions on which Ukrainian forces have been active. “The enemy has had no success in any area; they have sustained big losses, ” Putin said.*jk