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“Fierce battle” as Russian troops move to Donetsk, Ukraine

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Combat is intensifying in and around the Donbus region of eastern Ukraine as Russian troops seek to maintain a series of battlefield interests in military conflicts.

According to Ukrainian officials, Donetsk is “at the top of their list” after capturing Luhansk. (Reuters)

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Regional officials: Russians move to Donetsk, Ukraine

The Governor of Luhansk said Russian troops had engaged in fierce fighting and invading the Donetsk region of Ukraine after controlling the last two neighboring towns of Luhansk.

Serhiy Gaidai said Russian troops suffered great losses in the long process of occupying the sister cities of Sieviero Donetsk and Lysychans’k, but directed their efforts to move south.

“A fierce battle is taking place at the edge of the Luhansk region … all Russian and reserve troops have been turned there … they are suffering great losses,” Guydai told Ukrainian television. Told.

“A large amount of equipment is being sent to the Donetsk region. Of course, after the Luhansk region, Donetsk is at the top of their list.”

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