State media portrays Russia's need for resilience in Nato's 'proxy war'

Smoke rises after fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops in Severodonetsk, Donbas, on May 30, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - As the local media tells it: Russia is fighting a proxy war in Ukraine against the United States-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato).

The state-aligned media highlights the country's military and social resilience in the war, now over a 100 days old, while the non-state media notes the political costs which the war is inflicting on the national fabric.

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