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externalGovernor: Russian forces try to break into Bakhmut, Ukraine repels 8 offensives

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August 19, 2022 10:46 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to Luhansk Oblast Governor Serhiy Haidai, Russian troops are trying to storm Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast from the occupied Luhansk region. Hostilities were ongoing till the morning of Aug. 19 in one direction. Russian forces used aviation and artillery near eight settlements, targeting civilian and military areas, Haidai said.

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