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Ukraine: The battle for Bakhmut

May 1, 2023

After almost a year of fierce fighting between Ukrainian and Russian forces, the eastern city of Bakhmut has been devastated. Thousands have been killed on both sides and the dispute about who controls the city goes on.

An aerial view shows destructions in the frontline town of Bakhmut,.
Bakhmut has been almost completely destroyed, Ukraine saysImage: UKRAINIAN ARMED FORCES/REUTERS
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