After Kherson, the Ukrainian army prepares for the Battle of the Dnieper

The Ukrainians, buoyed by their recent victories, want to cross this imposing river.

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Consul General for Zaporizhia, Nikopol, Novoleksandrovka, Tatsani, Novokyri and Kherson.

SIf they had binoculars, Lvov and Andrey could see the Russian forces hidden in vast expanses of ground less than a kilometer away, separated from them by only an arch on the Dnieper. Otherwise, they ask. Here, in Mylove, a ghost town where “cannons often hit,” observes Lvov, 47, a volunteer with only experience in military service. At 51, Andrey is a veteran of the Yugoslav and Iraq wars. Both occupy a place among countless others that mark the new front line following the bends of the river. A bunker, and a trench is occupied by debris that leads back to another shelter.




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