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Russia's defence minister reports capture of Ukraine city 

The Week | 03/07/2022 05:15 PM | Click to read full article

Russia's defence minister says Moscow's forces have taken control of the last major Ukrainian-held city in Ukraine's Luhansk province. 

Republic, have established full control over the city of Lysychansk,” Russian news agencies reported. Ukrainian fighters spent weeks trying to defend Lysychansk and to keep it from falling to Russia, as neighbouring Sievierodonetsk did a week ago.