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'Battle for Donbas' critical for Russia, says British defence ministry

Times of India | 29/04/2022 12:50 PM | Click to read full article

The " Battle of Donbas " remains Russia’s main strategic focus in Ukraine, Britain's defence ministry said on Friday, but it has suffered significant losses for limited territorial gains.

Russia withdrew its forces from outside Kyiv last month after failing to take the capital in the initial stages of its February 24 invasion and launched a massive attack in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region.