Russian Troops Have Begun The Battle for Donbas, Ukraine Says

President Zelensky says the battle for the Donbas region, regarded as the second phase of the war, has begun after Russia launched a major offensive in the east of Ukraine (BBC). YouTube Tips ⓘ

Ukraine says Russian forces have begun an anticipated Eastern Ukraine military offensive in the Donbas with explosions reported in multiple Ukrainian cities.

Ukraine war: Russian military column seen heading towards Donbas with at least 85 military vehicles in the Rostov region. YouTube Tips ⓘ