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Russia Orders Operational Pause in Invasion of Ukraine After Major Victory

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Russia Orders Operational Pause , in Invasion of Ukraine, After Major Victory .
On July 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin
ordered a pause in the invasion of Ukraine
for Russian forces to "build up strength.".
'Newsweek' reports that the announcement
comes after Moscow claimed a major victory
in capturing Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region. .
Putin made the announcement
during a meeting with Sergei Shoigu. .
The units that took part in active
hostilities and achieved success, victories
in the Luhansk direction, of course, should
rest, increase their combat capabilities, Vladimir Putin, Russian President, via 'Newsweek'.
On July 3, Ukrainian forces were forced
to withdraw from Lysychansk, the last
Ukraine-controlled city in the Luhansk region. .
On July 3, Ukrainian forces were forced
to withdraw from Lysychansk, the last
Ukraine-controlled city in the Luhansk region. .
Russian troops that fought through
Severodonetsk and Lysychansk very likely
do need a significant period in which
to rest and refit before resuming
large-scale offensive operations, The Institute for the Study of War (IWS), via 'Newsweek'.
It is not clear, however, that the Russian military will accept the risks of a long enough operational pause to allow these likely exhausted forces to regain their strength, The Institute for the Study of War (IWS), via 'Newsweek'.
It is not clear, however, that the Russian military will accept the risks of a long enough operational pause to allow these likely exhausted forces to regain their strength, The Institute for the Study of War (IWS), via 'Newsweek'.
Putin also ordered soldiers who
"distinguished themselves" in seizing Luhansk
be rewarded for their service.
On July 5, Putin awarded the "Hero of Russia"
title to Major General Esedulla Abachev
and Colonel General Alexander Lapin.
According to state-run news agency TASS,
both soldiers played key roles
in the capture of Luhansk.
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