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General Staff: Russia still plans to capture Kyiv.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 11, 2022 6:54 PM 1 min read
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Oleksii Hromov, deputy head of the General Staff's main operational directorate, said that Russia's potential next moves may be capturing southern Odesa, Mykolaiv and partially Zaporizhzhia oblasts, creating a land corridor from the occupied east of Ukraine to Russian-occupied Transnistria region in Moldova. Russia may then focus on capturing central Ukrainian regions and Kyiv, stage elections, and proclaim a new state, he said.

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