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WSJ: Russia to intensify attacks in eastern Ukraine after withdrawal from Kherson

by The Kyiv Independent news deskNovember 20, 2022 4:40 pm

According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Russia’s retreat from Kherson, a “major blow for Moscow,” has freed around 20,000 troops to be redeployed to eastern Ukraine. Russian military leaders will be “under pressure to deliver results in Donbas after giving up Kherson,” WSJ reported, citing military analysts. Ukraine’s General Staff said Russian forces have been on the offensive near the cities of Bakhmut and Avdiivka in Donetsk Oblast.

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