'Russian forces' claims for capturing a town in Ukraine's east

The Russian military claims to have captured a town in eastern Ukraine

'Russian forces' claims for capturing a town in Ukraine's east
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On Friday, Russian proxy troops in eastern Ukraine said that Russian soldiers had seized control of Klishchiivka, a small settlement south of Bakhmut.
The assertion was made by Russian-backed forces in Donetsk, one of four territories that Moscow claims to have annexed since the start of the conflict in Ukraine. Most UN members have rejected these claims as unlawful.

Around 400 people lived in Klishchiivka before to the war. It is situated about 6 miles (9 km) south of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian soldiers and members of the Russian Wagner mercenary group have been engaged in a protracted struggle.


On Thursday, Wagner claimed that Klishchiivka had been seized. The combat claims could not be independently verified by Reuters.

"Due to its partial encirclement, the situation in Soledar is dangerously close to critical. To supply our soldiers, there is just one remaining road "military expert headquartered in Kiev, Oleh Zhdanov, remarked last week.

As part of the assault, Zhdanov claimed in a social media video that Russia had added airborne forces.

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