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Ukrainian Troops Risk Being Encircled in New Russian Offensive

  • Assault combined with massive air and artillery bombardment
  • Officials, analysts differ on whether lessons of Kyiv learned
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Zelenskiy Says Russia Has Launched 'Battle for Donbas'
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Russia has launched what Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed as a second phase of the war in Ukraine, and early indications are it could go better for Russia than the first. 

After a ferocious night of artillery bombardment along a 300 mile (482 km) front line in the east, Russian forces took a pocket of territory including the city of Kreminna on Tuesday, according to the Ukrainian regional governor.