NATO chief warns Ukraine’s Bakhmut may fall to Russia ‘in coming days’

Ukrainian soldiers ride an infantry fighting vehicle along a road not far from Bakhmut, Donetsk region, on March 5, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Anatolii Stepanov/AFP)
Ukrainian soldiers ride an infantry fighting vehicle along a road not far from Bakhmut, Donetsk region, on March 5, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Anatolii Stepanov/AFP)

STOCKHOLM — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warns that the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut may fall into Russian hands in the coming days following months of intense fighting.

“We can not rule out that Bakhmut may eventually fall in the coming days,” Stoltenberg tells reporters in Stockholm on the sidelines of a meeting of EU defense ministers.

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