Russia launches new east Ukraine assault

By Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder
Updated May 25 2022 - 9:56am, first published 9:52am
Russia is attempting to seize Donbas' two provinces, Donetsk and Luhansk, and trap Ukrainian forces.

Russian forces have launched offensives on towns in eastern Ukraine, with constant mortar bombardment destroying several houses and killing civilians, Ukrainian officials said, as Russia focuses its attack on the industrial Donbas region.

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