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Russia-Ukraine war live news: drone strike on Kyiv; UK to announce new artillery package

Nine Iranian-made drones shot down in capital, say officials; Rishi Sunak to unveil £250m in military support during leaders’ meeting in Latvia

Russian military proxy group Wagner continues to take a major role in attritional combat around Bakhmut in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, the UK Ministry of Defence has said.

In recent months, the group has developed offensive tactics to make use of the large number of poorly trained convicts it has recruited, the ministry notes in its latest intelligence report.

Individual fighters are likely issued a smart phone or tablet which shows the individual’s designated axis of advance and assault objective superimposed on commercial satellite imagery.

At platoon level and above, commanders likely remain in cover and give orders over radios, informed by video feeds from small un-crewed aerial vehicles (UAVs).

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