Putin declares victory in Ukraine region

By Francesca Ebel, Associated Press
Updated July 4 2022 - 12:51pm, first published 12:47pm
Russian forces pounded Lysychansk in an all-out attempt to seize control.

Russia's Vladimir Putin has declared victory in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, a day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining stronghold of resistance in the province.

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