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 ⓘ