NATO says it is ready to step up forces if Serbia-Kosovo tensions escalate

A woman walks in front of a graffiti that shows maps of Kosovo and Serbian coat of arms and flag, that reads: ''No surrender!'', in northern, Serb-dominated part of ethnically divided town of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic) A woman walks in front of a graffiti that shows maps of Kosovo and Serbian coat of arms and flag, that reads: ''No surrender!'', in northern, Serb-dominated part of ethnically divided town of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)

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Ukrainian troops claim gains in Russia-annexed region

Ukrainian troops pushed forward Monday with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the strategic southern region of Kherson that the Kremlin wants to annex.

Assessed control of terrain in Ukraine as of 1:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 3, 2022 (Map by CTV News' Jasna Baric / Information from Institute for the Study of War and Critical Threats)

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