Russia launches all-out assault in Ukraine

By Pavel Polityuk
Updated May 24 2022 - 9:16am, first published 9:12am
Battles continue to rage in Ukraine, as Russia focuses on the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

Russian forces have launched an all-out assault to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin cities straddling a river in eastern Ukraine, a battle which could determine the success or failure of Moscow's main campaign in the east.