Putin hails “victory” in Luhansk, congratulates troops

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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Putin hails “victory” in Luhansk, congratulates troops” – below is their description.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated his troops for seizing the eastern city of Lysychansk. Moscow’s victory comes after weeks of heavy fighting for Ukraine’s last key stronghold in the Luhansk region which is now all but under Russian control.

But the fight is not over yet, as Ukraine prepares to defend the area around Donetsk.

Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Kyiv, Ukraine.

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