Ukraine war: Russia is gearing up for an offensive in east, Pentagon says

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a house after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 11, 2022.
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a house after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 11, 2022. Copyright AP Photo/Felipe Dana
By Euronews with AP, AFP
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The Pentagon’s latest assessment is that Russia is gearing up for, but has not yet begun, an intensified offensive in the Donbas. A senior US defence official said the Russians are moving more troops and material toward that area and are focusing many of their missile strikes there.

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The war is now in its seventh week, with Russian forces now concentrating their offensive on eastern Ukraine, after retreating from the capital Kyiv.

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