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Russia’s war enters fourth month
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 24, is heading into its fourth month, with fighting now centered on Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.
Ukrainian presidential adviser Oleksiy Arestovych said the fighting in the Donbas is now “entering a sort of fearsome climax.” Russia’s attacks are targeting the twin cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk, the last remaining Ukrainian-controlled holdouts in Luhansk province.
Russia’s attack has led to an unprecedented response from the West, with sanctions targeting the Russian…