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Ukraine Says It’s Still Fighting for Bakhmut After Russia Claims Control

HeadlineMay 22, 2023

Ukraine’s military says its forces still control parts of Bakhmut and are trying to encircle the decimated eastern city, following claims by Wagner Group mercenaries they fully captured Bakhmut after months of bloody battles. Wagner said its forces will depart the city starting Thursday through June 1, leaving Bakhmut to Russia’s military.

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