Ukrainian troops continue offensive, claim new gains


              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal structure pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian Olexandra Komarysta cleans the street next to a residential building damaged in a Russian bombing in Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Debris is scattered at the indoor sport pavilion of a destroyed school in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              A man walks past a partially destroyed residential building at Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Remains of a destroyed Russian tank are scattered on the ground along the road between Izium and Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Nikolai, 62, a resident of Izium, Ukraine, attaches a door on a wheelbarrow, to repair his home, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Russians lineup to get Kazakhstan's a Personal Identification Number (INN) in a public service center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Kazakhstan, together with the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia, comprised two of the most popular destinations for those crossing by land in an effort to avoid the call-up. At least 135,400 Russians have been reported to enter Kazakhstan between Sept. 21 and Sept. 30. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman and head of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting on science at Gorki state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Medvedev deplored the decision by Western nations to rupture scientific ties with Russia over its action in Ukraine.(Ekaterina Shtukina, Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, foreground center, addresses deputies during a session at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia. (The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service via AP)
            
              Locals and army vehicles cross a temporary bridge that replaces a destroyed one nearby, in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal structure pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Debris hang from a partially destroyed residential building at Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Remains of a destroyed Russian tank are scattered on the ground along the road between Izium and Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Nikolai, 62, a resident of Izium, Ukraine, attaches a door on a wheelbarrow, to repair his home, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Russians lineup to get Kazakhstan's a Personal Identification Number (INN) in a public service center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Kazakhstan, together with the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia, comprised two of the most popular destinations for those crossing by land in an effort to avoid the call-up. At least 135,400 Russians have been reported to enter Kazakhstan between Sept. 21 and Sept. 30. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman and head of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting on science at Gorki state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Medvedev deplored the decision by Western nations to rupture scientific ties with Russia over its action in Ukraine.(Ekaterina Shtukina, Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, foreground center, addresses deputies during a session at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia. (The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service via AP)
            
              Locals and army vehicles cross a temporary bridge that replaces a destroyed one nearby, in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal structure pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Debris hang from a partially destroyed residential building at Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Remains of a destroyed Russian tank are scattered on the ground along the road between Izium and Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Nikolai, 62, a resident of Izium, Ukraine, attaches a door on a wheelbarrow, to repair his home, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Russians lineup to get Kazakhstan's a Personal Identification Number (INN) in a public service center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Kazakhstan, together with the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia, comprised two of the most popular destinations for those crossing by land in an effort to avoid the call-up. At least 135,400 Russians have been reported to enter Kazakhstan between Sept. 21 and Sept. 30. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman and head of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting on science at Gorki state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Medvedev deplored the decision by Western nations to rupture scientific ties with Russia over its action in Ukraine.(Ekaterina Shtukina, Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, foreground center, addresses deputies during a session at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia. (The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service via AP)
            
              Locals and army vehicles cross a temporary bridge that replaces a destroyed one nearby, in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal structure pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Debris hang from a partially destroyed residential building at Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Russians lineup to get Kazakhstan's a Personal Identification Number (INN) in a public service center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Kazakhstan, together with the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia, comprised two of the most popular destinations for those crossing by land in an effort to avoid the call-up. At least 135,400 Russians have been reported to enter Kazakhstan between Sept. 21 and Sept. 30. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman and head of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting on science at Gorki state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Medvedev deplored the decision by Western nations to rupture scientific ties with Russia over its action in Ukraine.(Ekaterina Shtukina, Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, foreground center, addresses deputies during a session at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia. (The State Duma, The Federal Assembly of The Russian Federation Press Service via AP)
            
              Locals and army vehicles cross a temporary bridge that replaces a destroyed one nearby, in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal structure pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Debris hang from a partially destroyed residential building at Saltivka neighbourhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers remove metal pieces as they work on a bridge damaged during fighting with Russian troops in Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              A Ukrainian serviceman of Sophia battalion distributes humanitarian aid to a local woman in the recently liberated town of Izium, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              Ukrainian servicemen sit on T-80 tank that they claimed had been captured from the Russian army in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
            
              A Ukrainian serviceman sits on a T-80 tank that they claimed had been captured from the Russian army, in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
Ukrainian troops continue offensive, claim new gains