Soledar, in the industrial Donbas region, lies a few kilometres from Bakhmut, where Russian and Ukrainian troops have been taking heavy losses. Photo: Reuters
Soledar, in the industrial Donbas region, lies a few kilometres from Bakhmut, where Russian and Ukrainian troops have been taking heavy losses. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Russia pushes to capture Ukraine’s Soledar, as fighting leaves battlefield ‘covered with corpses’

  • Reports of sustained and powerful Russian attacks on Soledar, a key town in eastern Ukraine
  • Soledar is near the eastern city of Bakhmut that Moscow has been trying to capture for months