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The Press in Ukraine | A Sunday in Bakhmout

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Ukrainian soldiers continued Sunday to resist repeated assaults by Russian troops on Bakhmout. Our journalists witnessed fighting between the two armies near the center of the besieged city of Donbass.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

A Ukrainian tank fires a shell towards the hills of Bakhmout. According to Washington Post, this long and bloody siege poses a dilemma for Ukraine, due to the considerable resources that are engulfed in it.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

Medical soldiers await the return of the wounded from the front. the washington post reports that planned counter-offensives elsewhere in Ukraine will require conserving weapons, ammunition and experienced fighters – and will present Kyiv with tough choices about Bakhmout’s future.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

Hiding on the west bank of Bakhmout, a Ukrainian military drone pilot is looking for a Russian target to drop a grenade on the east bank. Moscow has dramatically escalated the fighting in the past few days.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

A mortar shell hit a house, which burst into flames on impact. Russian troops would seek to encircle the city in order to cut off all supplies to Ukrainian troops.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

Ukrainian infantry soldiers come to reinforce the troops assigned to the defense of Bakhmout, the capture of which would represent a major symbolic victory for Russia.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

Wounded soldiers are evacuated to a medical center. On both sides, the human losses of this long and bloody battle are considerable.


PHOTO MARTIN TREMBLAY, THE PRESS

Important military movements take place around Bakhmout.



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