Russia bombs dozens of sites in eastern Ukraine

Russia announced, on Sunday, that it had bombed with missiles and artillery targets in dozens of places in eastern Ukraine.

The Russian Defense Ministry said today that the attacks were concentrated in the Donetsk region.

Moscow said the village of Udi in the neighboring Kharkiv region had been captured.

The Russian military also said it had destroyed a fuel depot near Sloviansk.

The Ukrainian General Staff reported that intense attacks took place in the east and south of the country.

She noted that in the Donetsk region, an attempt by Russian forces to penetrate Sloviansk was repelled.

Kyiv said the situation in general has not changed significantly.

Meanwhile, the leadership in Chechnya said it would send new troops as well as "volunteers" to fight in Ukraine.

In a video allegedly from the airport of the Chechen capital Grozny, uniformed men were ordered to "destroy" Ukrainian nationalists.

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