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externalUS Defense Secretary: Putin ‘probably given up’ on capturing Kyiv, shift focus to east and south.

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April 8, 2022 12:42 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Lloyd Austin said that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin “thought he could rapidly take over the country of Ukraine, very rapidly take over the capital city. He was wrong.” U.S. Defense Secretary added that the Pentagon’s focus is to continue to arm Ukraine as the war enters a new phase.

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