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#donbas

# donbas - Friday 22 July, 2022

Five months on, anger and despair prevail in Ukraine's Donbas region
# Eastern Ukraine
# Eastern Ukraine

Five months on, anger and despair prevail in Ukraine's Donbas region

Jul 22nd 2022, 10:26 AM 11,812 Views 19 Comments

Volunteer humanitarian aid worker Oleksiy Yukov called it “a war without mercy that has gone crazy”.

# donbas - Monday 4 July, 2022

Putin orders troops to press ahead with Ukraine offensive after taking control of Lugansk region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin orders troops to press ahead with Ukraine offensive after taking control of Lugansk region

Jul 4th 2022, 2:22 PM 28,942 Views 45 Comments
  • Ukrainian troops withdrew from the strategic city of Lysychansk over the weekend.
  • Leaders from dozens of countries are meeting in Switzerland to map out a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild Ukraine.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that rebuilding his country is the "common task of the whole democratic world".

# donbas - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment
# Lysychansk
# Lysychansk

Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:51 AM 12,109 Views 4 Comments

The strategically important district of Lysychansk is under heavy fire.

# donbas - Monday 20 June, 2022

Russia threatens to retaliate as Lithuania bans rail transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia threatens to retaliate as Lithuania bans rail transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad

Jun 20th 2022, 3:04 PM 46,267 Views 34 Comments

The Kremlin said the decision was “in violation of everything there is”, and suggested that retaliatory measures would follow.

# donbas - Monday 6 June, 2022

Ukraine suffers setbacks in strategically important Severodonetsk
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine suffers setbacks in strategically important Severodonetsk

Updated Jun 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 26,527 Views 13 Comments

Officials earlier said that Ukrainian troops had beaten back Russian forces to control half of the flashpoint eastern city.

# donbas - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Ukraine claims it has pushed Russian forces back during fierce fighting in east
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Ukraine claims it has pushed Russian forces back during fierce fighting in east

Updated Jun 4th 2022, 3:12 PM 27,070 Views 14 Comments

Crews sometimes arrive at a location only to be forced to retreat because of the fighting.

# donbas - Friday 3 June, 2022

Fighting rages on 100th day of Russian invasion as Zelenskyy says 'victory' will be Ukraine's
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fighting rages on 100th day of Russian invasion as Zelenskyy says 'victory' will be Ukraine's

Updated Jun 3rd 2022, 3:47 PM 16,890 Views 32 Comments

The sombre milestone came as Kyiv announced Moscow was now in control of a fifth of Ukrainian territory.

# donbas - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil

May 31st 2022, 7:34 AM 8,254 Views 0 Comments

EU leaders have agreed to put sanctions on most Russian oil imports.

# donbas - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught

May 28th 2022, 9:41 AM 7,935 Views 1 Comment

In his daily address to Ukrainians, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russians had “concentrated maximum artillery, maximum reserves in Donbas”.

# donbas - Friday 27 May, 2022

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk

Updated May 27th 2022, 11:05 PM 17,705 Views 35 Comments
  • Ukraine’s foreign minister warned that without new foreign weapons, Ukraine would not be able to stop Russia from seizing two crucial Ukrainian strongholds.
  • At least 1,500 people have been killed in Sievierodonetsk since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, according to the city's mayor.
  • The European Union has not agreed on a sixth round of sanctions that includes an embargo on Russian oil.

# donbas - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum

Updated May 25th 2022, 9:19 PM 31,458 Views 18 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

# donbas - Friday 20 May, 2022

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated May 20th 2022, 10:31 PM 43,434 Views 28 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

# donbas - Monday 16 May, 2022

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces

Updated May 16th 2022, 8:34 PM 23,277 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

# donbas - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
# Kharkiv
# Kharkiv

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,774 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"

# donbas - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
# UN
# UN

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'

Updated Apr 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 64,983 Views 64 Comments

Ukraine has made a plea to the UN to help evacuate citizens from the city, after previous attempts failed.

# donbas - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 10:45 AM 40,404 Views 64 Comments

Commander Serhiy Volyna said his marines are “maybe facing our last days, if not hours”.

# donbas - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase
# Donbas
# Donbas

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase

Apr 19th 2022, 11:05 PM 15,424 Views 13 Comments

Russia’s defence ministry said that “high-precision air-based missiles” had hit 13 Ukrainian positions in parts of Donbas.

Russian forces attacking along broad east front, Ukraine says
# Battle For The Donbas
# Battle For The Donbas

Russian forces attacking along broad east front, Ukraine says

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 7:55 PM 55,969 Views 29 Comments

Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed that his forces will “fight” and “defend ourselves” in a bullish video address.

# donbas - Monday 28 March, 2022

Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east
# Irpen
# Irpen

Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east

Mar 28th 2022, 10:30 PM 24,343 Views 7 Comments

The mayor of Irpin said the suburb had been liberated, while a US official said the town of Trostyanets had also been reclaimed.