The Ukrainian Armed Forces liberate cities in the Kharkiv region, while Russia is “regrouping troops” to achieve the goals of the “special military operation”. A mass burial site with over 400 graves is discovered in liberated Izium. Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin opens a Ferris wheel in Moscow, and later heads to Uzbekistan, where SCO leaders call for an end to the war.
The war is raging on, and not just in Ukraine: clashes have been reported on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Every Saturday, Kirill Martynov, editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta. Europe, gives his take on what happened in Russia and in the world over the past week.
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