‘Tanks rule here. Putin’s draftees will be cannon fodder’ A blood-stained mattress lay in the dank basement of a bombed-out hotel where Russian troops were based until Ukraine’s soldiers forced them out last month. Abandoned army rations and sleeping bags indicated a rapid departure.Not long ago, Sviati Hory [
Ukraine war: Liberated town shows human cost of Russia's defeat
The BBC's Orla Guerin finds desolate scenes in Lyman, a town Ukraine recaptured from Russia.
‘What was it all for?’: recaptured Lyman left shattered by Russian occupation
People in Ukrainian city try to pick up pieces amid remains of Russia’s chaotic and bloody withdrawal