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Military Briefing: Ukraine holds out against Russian advance but fears mount over Moscow tactics

By John Paul Rathbone in London, Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington and Henry Foy in Brussels

07 Mar 2022 · 3 min read

Russian troops are facing stiff Ukrainian resistance around Kyiv and civilian protests in towns captured in the south, raising the stakes for the Kremlin and increasing fears about the repressive tactics Moscow might use to achieve its objectives.

As the invasion entered its 12th day on Monday, Ukrainian forces stood their ground around Kyiv and launched counter-attacks, frustrating Russian attempts to encircle the capital.

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