As Russia’s brutal, little-heeded war against Ukraine lurches on, grim images have emerged on social media of Ukrainian soldiers caught in the bloody quagmire around Bakhmut, an eastern city that has devolved into a ravaged landscape of ghostly trees, artillery craters, besieged elderly civilians and on-edge forces hunched under endless barrages in a muddy, freezing, deadlocked trench warfare that some have called “the new Passchendaele.” Over 100 years ago, H.G. Wells trumpeted “the war that will end war.” “We are resolved,” he said. “That foolery shall end! It is the last war.” Alas, not.
Survivor tells of being abandoned to attack near Makiivka, as anger grows in Russia over death toll from war
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