President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian forces were “holding on” in the flashpoint eastern city of Severodonetsk where intense street battles with Russian troops could determine the fate of the Donbas region. People in the near town of Lysychansk, which is located near Severodonetsk, tell about the stark choices the war has forced on them: either stay and brave the shelling, or flee and abandon their homes.
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