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World Aerial photos show Russian fortifications near Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast

05:51  01 december  2022
05:51  01 december  2022 Source:   kyivindependent.com

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  Aerial photos show Russian fortifications near Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast © Kyiv Independent

The photographs, provided to RFE/RL by the Ukrainian military, show Russian fortifications around the Russian-occupied village of Volodymyrivka, located near Bakhmut in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast.

  Aerial photos show Russian fortifications near Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast © Kyiv Independent

Photos provided to the news outlet RFE/RL by the Ukrainian military show Russian fortifications around the Russian-occupied village of Volodymyrivka, located near Bakhmut in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast. (RFE/RL/ Ukrainian Armed Forces)

The area is the scene of intense fighting as Russian troops try to break through Ukrainian defenses in Bakhmut in an effort to capture the whole of both Luhansk and Donetsk Oblast. Despite attempts, Russia has made little progress.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky recently referred to the fighting in the area as "hell."

This story originally appeared in The Kyiv Independent

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