Wagner Declares Full Capture Of Bakhmut After 224 Days Of Fighting

“Head of the Russian private military group Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, has announced Saturday that after months of grinding warfare and heavy casualties, Russia has now taken full control of the strategic city of Bakhmut.”


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

One thought on “Wagner Declares Full Capture Of Bakhmut After 224 Days Of Fighting

  1. Sad that there is not more emphasis in the mass numbers being sent to die by Zelinski. This is a intentional genocide of Ukrainians as proxies for the oligarchs. (As well as a looting of whatever is left of the people who make up the “full faith and credit” of the US dollar.

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