Heaviest Ukraine fighting rages in east

By Grant McCool and Stephen Coates
Updated December 1 2022 - 8:08pm, first published 8:03pm
Russian artillery has relentlessly shelled across the Dnipro River in the south, Ukraine says. (EPA PHOTO)

Russian forces have tried to advance in eastern Ukraine and trained tank, mortar and artillery fire on Kherson in the south, as Western allies seek to buttress Ukraine and its neighbours against Moscow.