War: Ukraine announces major success against Russia as conflict rages

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine have announced they have successfully blocked Russia’s two main routes for attacking Kyiv.

Russian troops are in a campaign to encircle Kyiv ahead of a possible attempt to take the capital city.

Deputy Chief of Staff, Oleksandr Hruzevych, said Russian forces on both sides of the Dnipro river, which divides the city north to south, have been stopped.

“As of today, the enemy has been stopped at a distance of almost 70 kilometres (about 43 miles) from the city’s right bank, which makes it impossible to carry out fire, except for rocket fire.

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“On the left bank, the advance has [also] been stopped. The enemy is cynically shooting at our infrastructure facilities. [But] the main ways of attack are blocked,” he said Friday, according to CNN.

He added that the advancing Russian forces had abandoned offensive actions around Brovary to the northeast of Kyiv, and Boryspil to the southeast.

After creating two lines of defence to protect the capital, Hruzevych said Ukraine’s army was now “working on strengthening a third, distant line of defence.”

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