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4 Jul 2022

Russia pushes further into Donbas after taking key eastern Ukraine city of Lysychansk

Correspondent

Vladimir Putin has declared victory in the Ukrainian region of Luhansk after Moscow took control of Lysychansk, the last city still in Ukrainian hands.

President Zelenskyy vowed that his forces would recapture the territory, thanks to new powerful weapons from western allies, but Russia is pushing on, determined to capture the whole of the eastern Donbas region.