Smoke rises in Sievierodonetsk during heavy fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops. Photo: AFP
Smoke rises in Sievierodonetsk during heavy fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops. Photo: AFP
Ukraine war

Russian forces take most of Sievierodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine, now a bombed-out wasteland

  • Russian troops press their ferocious bid to complete the capture of Sievierodonetsk
  • Fall of city would be an important milestone for Moscow and pro-Russian separatists

Smoke rises in Sievierodonetsk during heavy fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops. Photo: AFP
Smoke rises in Sievierodonetsk during heavy fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops. Photo: AFP
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