What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week?

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Sam Cranny-Evans, an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, said the advance might “buy some breathing space” for the Ukrainians. “The Russians appear to be gaining momentum in other areas such as Avdiivka … At this stage, I think it is more of an opportunistic effort designed to shape the battlefield for future operations and restore some offensive prestige,” he said.