Ukraine says it captured several villages, as its counteroffensive appears to have begun, though Russia claims its defensive line has stood strong.
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Meanwhile, the Wagner Group is at the centre of power struggle, with the Russian Ministry of Defence trying to integrate the mercenary organisation.
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