Russia bears down on Lysychansk, targeting police and judicial buildings

Moscow’s troops move on to city neighbouring Sievierodonetsk, after capturing all but chemical plant there

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Sievierodonetsk and its neighbouring city, Lysychansk, continue to be battered by intense Russian shelling as Moscow edges closer to seizing the last pocket of resistance in Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk region.

Luhansk’s governor, Serhiy Haidai, said on Wednesday that Russian forces were moving towards Lysychansk, targeting the buildings of police, state security and prosecutors.

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