Russians press assault on city in eastern Ukraine

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Russian forces have pounded the city of and its outskirts in an effort to capture the last stronghold in eastern Ukraine's Luhansk province Ukrainian fighters have battled for weeks trying to defend the city against Russian forces The neighboring city of savier Donetsk fell to the Russians a week ago Meanwhile in Donetsk the major city of slovyansk still under Ukrainian control endured cluster munitions from the Russian military Several people were killed from the attack Li hanska neighboring Donetsk are the two provinces that make up the Donbass region Russia has focused its offensive on the Donbass ever since putting back from northern Ukraine and the capital Kyiv in the spring

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