'No safe place' from Russian artillery as offensive underway in Ukraine's Donetsk

Headlines 15:27 06 Jul, 2022

After Russian forces on Sunday took control of Lysychansk, the last bastion of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk

'No safe place' from Russian artillery as offensive underway in Ukraine's Donetsk

Ukrainian defenders fought desperately to withstand a major Russian offensive in the Donetsk region, with the enemy laying down heavy artillery fire to pave the way for ground forces to advance, a senior Ukrainian official said on Wednesday, Qazet.az reports.

After Russian forces on Sunday took control of Lysychansk, the last bastion of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk, Ukraine's military braced for an assault on Donetsk, with the cities of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk both in the Russian line of fire.