Does the Fight for Soledar Mark a New Phase in the Ukraine War? | Inside Story

Why has this Battle been so Fierce

Ukraine denies Russian claims it’s captured Soledar.
Whatever the truth, fighting has been intense around Europe’s largest salt mine.
Nearly all of the small town’s 11,000 inhabitants have left, and almost everything above ground is destroyed.
So why has this battle been so fierce – and does it signal a change in how this war is being fought?
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