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externalInstitute for the Study of War: Russia doesn't claim any new ground for first time since the start of invasion

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July 7, 2022 8:46 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The U.S. think tank reported that there were no claimed or assessed Russian territorial gains in Ukraine on July 6 for the first time in 133 days of war, supporting the institute's assessment that Russian forces have largely initiated an operational pause. Russia still conducted a number of unsuccessful attacks on all frontlines, experts said. A pause in operations likely means that Russian forces might confine themselves to relatively small-scale offensive actions as they attempt to set conditions for a more significant offensive.

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