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Hilltop coal-mining town a tactical prize in Ukraine war

Feb. 11, 2023 11:00 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a small coal-mining town on Ukraine’s eastern front line, a fight for strategic superiority is being waged in a battlefield steeped with symbolism as the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion nears. The town of Vuhledar — meaning “gift of...