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Russia announced that it had captured Lisitsansk

LAST UPDATE: 13:12 Russian military forces and separatist forces in eastern Ukraine are in full control of the city of Lisitsansk, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing the Defense Ministry. The ministry said earlier today that Russian forces...

Ukraine has confirmed the withdrawal of its forces from Lisitsansk

LAST UPDATE: 19:48 Ukrainian forces have been forced to withdraw from the eastern city of Lisitsansk, Kiev's last stronghold in the Lugansk region, according to a statement from Ukraine's military command, Reuters reported. "Continuing the defense of the...

Ukraine: Fierce fighting in Lisitsansk – Russia ‘attacks with all its forces’

LAST UPDATE: 18:49 Fierce fighting is raging today in eastern Ukraine's Lisitsansk, a city at the center of the war for control of Donbas, with pro-Russian separatists claiming they have completely surrounded it, a claim the Ukrainian...

Ukraine: Russian forces bomb Kharkov nuclear research center

LAST UPDATE: 20:50 A nuclear research center in the city of Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine was bombed by Russian forces today, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate announced. Buildings and infrastructure were damaged, but the area where the nuclear...

Reuters: The change in tactics on the part of Russia behind the territorial gains in Donbas

It took weeks of fierce fighting, countless casualties and relentless bombing to get the exhausted Ukrainian defenders of Sheverodonetsk ordered to evacuate its burning ruins. "It does not make sense to stay in positions that have been...

Reuters: Russia’s change of tactics has brought territorial benefits to Donbass

It took weeks of fierce fighting, countless casualties and relentless bombing to get the exhausted Ukrainian defenders of Sheverodonetsk ordered to evacuate its burning ruins. "It does not make sense to stay in positions that have been...