Ukrainian armed forces make a statement in Lyman, Ukraine, in this still image taken from a social media video on Saturday. Photo: 81 Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/via Reuters
Ukrainian armed forces make a statement in Lyman, Ukraine, in this still image taken from a social media video on Saturday. Photo: 81 Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/via Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine celebrates capturing key town of Lyman, Putin ally mulls nuclear response

  • The capture came just a day after Putin proclaimed the annexation of nearly a fifth of Ukraine – including Donetsk, where Lyman is located
  • Ramzan Kadyrov, in Russia’s southern Chechnya region, said ‘drastic measures’ should ‘include low-yield nuclear weapons’

Ukrainian armed forces make a statement in Lyman, Ukraine, in this still image taken from a social media video on Saturday. Photo: 81 Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/via Reuters
Ukrainian armed forces make a statement in Lyman, Ukraine, in this still image taken from a social media video on Saturday. Photo: 81 Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/via Reuters
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