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On the 93rd day of the

war in Ukraine

, the fighting in the east of the country has reached its "maximum intensity".

The overwhelming Russian offensive in the eastern region of

Donbas

in the

war in Ukraine ,

Moscow

's priority objective

after failing to take

Kiev

, has led

Ukraine

to redouble its arms orders to Western countries.

When starting the

war

on February 24,

Russia

used, among other reasons, an alleged "genocide" against the Russian-speaking population of

Donbas

, the scene of a war between

Kiev

and pro-

Russian separatists since 2014.

.

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06.05.

"Maximum intensity" fighting in eastern Ukraine

The fighting in eastern

Ukraine

has reached its "maximum intensity",

Ukrainian

authorities said on Thursday , whose President

Volodimir Zelensky

denounced that

Russia

is committing "genocide" in that region.

The overwhelming Russian offensive in the eastern

Donbass region ,

Moscow

's priority objective

after failing to take

Kiev

, has led

Kiev

to redouble its arms orders to Western countries.

"The current offensive by the occupiers in

Donbas

could leave the region uninhabited,"

Zelensky

said in his daily television address, accusing

Russia

of wanting to "reduce to ashes" several cities in the region.

Russia

carries out "deportation" and "mass killings of civilians" in

Donbas

, he insisted.

"All this (...) is a clear policy of genocide carried out by

Russia

."

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