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Ukraine war: Moldova fury at Russian general's 'unacceptable' remark on territorial war aim

The Operational Group of Russian Forces headquarters in Tiraspol, capital of the breakaway Transnistria region, a disputed territory unrecognised internationally, 1/11/2021.
The Operational Group of Russian Forces headquarters in Tiraspol, capital of the breakaway Transnistria region, a disputed territory unrecognised internationally, 1/11/2021. Copyright AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File
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By Euronews with AP, AFP
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Moldova summoned Russia's ambassador in protest after a Russian general said Moscow wants to capture southern Ukraine to gain access to a breakaway Moldovan region.

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Russian forces have now shifted their focus to the offensive in the eastern Donbas region of Ukraine.

Heavy shelling and fighting has continued in the east as Russia's army attempts to establish control over the region.

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Additional sources • Reuters

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