Eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha destroyed after Russia invasion, local governor says

A tank with the letters “Z” painted on it is seen in front of a residential building which was damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the separatist-controlled town of Volnovakha in the Donetsk region, Ukraine March 11, 2022. REUTERS / Alexander Ermochenko

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LVIV, Ukraine, March 12 (Reuters) – The eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha has been completely destroyed following the Russian invasion but fighting continues for territory there to prevent a Russian encirclement, Donetsk governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said on Saturday.

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Reporting by Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder Writing by Matthias Williams Editing by Mark Potter

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