Putin Appoints New Commander to Attack Eastern Ukraine

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As Ukrainians have won the fight for Kyiv, Russian troops are now gathering to attack the eastern part of Ukraine in what is expected to be the biggest battle of the war. New satellite images show an 8-mile-long military convoy heading toward Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. Vladimir Putin appointed a new commander in Ukraine, General Aleksander Dvornikov, who led Russia’s brutal campaign in Syria where he became known as ‘the butcher of Syria.’