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Ukrainians In Bakhmut Endure Russian Shelling As War Draws Closer

Civilians in the small town of Bakhmut in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region continue to feel the onslaught of advancing Russian troops. Moscow is poised to capture the vital twin cities of Syevyerodonetsk and Lysychansk, where Ukrainian and Russian troops have been engaged in close-quarters combat. RFE/RL photographer Serhiy Nuzhnenko captured the scene shortly after the shelling on June 13.

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Serhiy Nuzhnenko

Serhiy Nuzhnenko is a photojournalist for RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service.

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