Ukraine denies Russia seized last major Luhansk bastion

Caution - Russia Ukraine Conflict

This item is about Russia or Ukraine, countries which are involved in an unfolding armed conflict. Be aware that propaganda may be involved in this video news item. Browse news from other sources about Russia (here) and Ukraine (here) to gain a wider perspective. The Global Herald is attempting to remove any advertisements from this content. Please accept our apologies if you are shown an ad next to conflict news - please leave a comment if you see ads in this page.

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ukraine denies Russia seized last major Luhansk bastion” – below is their description.

Russia says it’s taken control of the eastern city of Lysychansk.

But the Ukrainians insist the city has not fallen.

It’s their last major stronghold in the Luhansk region.

Russia’s defence minister reportedly told President Vladimir Putin the province has been liberated.

Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Kyiv.

Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe

Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish

Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera

Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

@AljazeeraEnglish

#Aljazeeraenglish

#News

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

Kenya election: Final campaigns ahead of Tuesday’s vote

Air raid sirens heard in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

Will fighting in Gaza trigger a wider war? | Inside Story

In This Story: Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and a former officer of the KGB who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

5 Recent Items: Putin

Yale’s Sonnenfeld breaks down myths surrounding the strength of Russia’s economy

Putin and Erdogan seek common ground as Turkey, Russia remain ‘on opposite ends of major conflicts’

Shocking moment ‘six Putin commanders are blown up’ in Donbas | Russia Ukraine war

Ukraine war latest: Putin to receive Erdogan in Sochi | DW News

US basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in prison on drug charges

In This Story: Russia

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.

Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.

The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.

3 Recent Items: Russia

Family implores Biden to save teacher from Russian prison

Russian forces reportedly shell Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant | GMA

Russia rockets damaged part of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant says Ukraine – BBC News

In This Story: Ukraine

Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.

2 Recent Items: Ukraine

2022’s refugee ‘milestone’ a call for action

When can we expect to see a drop in Canada’s inflation rate?

In This Story: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician and a former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously being in the office from 1999 until 2008. He was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

4 Recent Items: Vladimir Putin

Yale’s Sonnenfeld breaks down myths surrounding the strength of Russia’s economy

Putin and Erdogan seek common ground as Turkey, Russia remain ‘on opposite ends of major conflicts’

Shocking moment ‘six Putin commanders are blown up’ in Donbas | Russia Ukraine war

Ukraine war latest: Putin to receive Erdogan in Sochi | DW News

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.