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Russia Captures Most of Severodonetsk, Last Major City Held by Ukraine in Luhansk

HeadlineJun 02, 2022

Ukraine says Russian forces have taken over most of Severodonetsk, the last major city under Ukrainian control in the Luhansk region. The city’s fall to Russia comes as the United Nations warns the invasion of Ukraine has caused the deaths of at least two children every day, with many more injured. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky admitted Wednesday Russia is killing up to 100 Ukrainian soldiers a day, with another 500 wounded daily. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal reports hundreds of Russian soldiers have escaped the fighting in Ukraine or refused to take part during the early stages of the war.

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