War In Ukraine: Has the massive battle for Bakhmut stalled?

Has the massive battle for Bakhmut stalled?
Has the massive battle for Bakhmut stalled? Copyright euronews
By Oleksandra Vakulina
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Britain's Defence Ministry claims in its latest intelligence update that “Russia's assault on the Donbas town of Bakhmut has largely stalled".

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Britain's Defence Ministry said in its latest intelligence update on Friday that “Russia's assault on the Donbas town of Bakhmut has largely stalled. This is likely primarily a result of extreme attrition of the Russian force.”

Russia is likely shifting its focus toward two other sectors, which “suggests an overall return to a more defensive operational design after inconclusive results from its attempts to conduct a general offensive since January,” the UK ministry wrote on Twitter.

However, the Ukrainian military has cautioned that a change in strategy was not yet clear and that Bakhmut remained Russia's current main point of attack. 

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