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Nova Kakhovka dam loss makes Ukraine river offensive "impossible": Adviser

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2023
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The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam on the Dnieper River in southern Ukraine effectively ends any hope that Kyiv's troops will be able to launch a successful assault across the waterway, according to an adviser to the country's Defense Ministry. The collapse of the dam—which occurred on Monday night after a reported series of explosions—has caused severe flooding in the lower Dnieper River basin, with hundreds of thousands of people in the area now being evacuated. The river forms part of the front line between Ukrainian and occupying Russian...

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