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Russia withdraws from Donetsk city

Russian forces have retreated from the city of Lyman in the region of Donetsk after Ukrainian forces launched strikes.

Reports suggest Russian forces withdrew over fears of being encircled by Ukrainian forces.

Ukraine has reportedly re-taken the city a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, including Donetsk.

The city has been a vital logistics and transport hub for Russian troops since it was first taken.

Read more at www.skynews.com.au

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