Ukrainian border guards said of the clip: “A Ukrainian soldier plays the piano. Music heals mental wounds, even for a moment.”
While the Ministry of Defense said what happened showed “Bakhmut’s unwavering spirit”.
The eastern city has been the scene of heavy fighting for months, with Russia and Ukraine suffering heavy casualties.
News received from Bakhmut varied on attempts at control and victory between Russia and Ukraine, particularly with Kiev announcing that it had recovered parts of the land surrounding the city, while the founder of Wagner’s Special Military Forces announced that his forces had advanced about 550 meters into the town.
Amid the Ukrainian advance, there have been many analyzes that this could be seen as a sign of the start of the counterattack that Kiev had long hinted at.
Note that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has confirmed that his army needs more time to prepare for a counterattack aimed at repelling Russian forces.
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