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#Donetsk

# donetsk - This year 2022

Rockets strike mayor’s office in separatist Donetsk
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Rockets strike mayor’s office in separatist Donetsk

Oct 16th 2022, 2:45 PM 13,375 Views 4 Comments

According to Russia’s RIA Novosti, the municipal building was seriously damaged by the attack, which local separatist authorities blamed on Ukraine.

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 9:18 PM 28,229 Views 21 Comments

Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defences in the region, one of the four areas that Russia is trying to absorb.

Three killed and nearly 20 wounded in Russian shelling in eastern Ukraine
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Three killed and nearly 20 wounded in Russian shelling in eastern Ukraine

Aug 15th 2022, 3:03 PM 15,984 Views 7 Comments

Regional officials said at least three people died and another 13 were wounded.

Russia aims to consolidate control of Donetsk region as air strikes hit eastern region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia aims to consolidate control of Donetsk region as air strikes hit eastern region

Updated Jul 10th 2022, 7:01 PM 17,424 Views 24 Comments

Rockets hit a town of about 12,000 people.

'Relentless' Russian shelling in eastern Ukraine as US promises new aid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Relentless' Russian shelling in eastern Ukraine as US promises new aid

Jul 9th 2022, 11:21 AM 10,946 Views 25 Comments

Air raid sirens sounded overnight throughout the country’s east and south, as Russia continued shelling cities.

UK says death sentence given to two British soldiers in Ukraine ‘a sham’
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

UK says death sentence given to two British soldiers in Ukraine ‘a sham’

Jun 10th 2022, 8:08 AM 29,869 Views 31 Comments

Aiden Aslin, Shaun Pinner and Moroccan national Saaudun Brahim were convicted in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.

Evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theatre airstrike – double the previous estimate
# War Crime Probe
# War Crime Probe

Evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theatre airstrike – double the previous estimate

May 4th 2022, 6:49 PM 11,724 Views 6 Comments

The Ukrainian Government estimated early on that around 300 people died and has since opened a war crimes investigation.

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says

Updated May 2nd 2022, 7:55 PM 57,479 Views 20 Comments

The evacuation of Mariupol was delayed today amid heavy fighting in Ukraine’s east.

Tom Clonan: By force or by diplomacy, Russia wants to re-take separatist territory from Ukraine
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: By force or by diplomacy, Russia wants to re-take separatist territory from Ukraine

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:35 PM 11,836 Views 17 Comments

Russia’s recognition of the breakaway republics’ ‘2014 borders’ represents a declaration of intent to re-take the region, Tom Clonan writes.

What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?

Feb 21st 2022, 10:29 PM 38,663 Views 22 Comments

Vladimir Putin this evening recognised the independence of the two regions.

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks

Updated Feb 20th 2022, 6:15 PM 75,221 Views 126 Comments
  • Emmanuel Macron talked with Vladimir Putin today, before calling Volodymyr Zelensky
  • Minister Simon Coveney said that the prospect of war in Ukraine is now the expectation
  • Joint Russian and Belarusian military drills are continuing today amid increased tension with Ukraine

# donetsk - All time

Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine
# Ersatz
# Ersatz

Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine

Aug 7th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,764 Views 57 Comments

Since McDonald’s left the areas in 2014, copycats have moved in to fill the space.

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

Mar 5th 2015, 1:35 PM 9,957 Views 9 Comments

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport
# Russia
# Russia

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

Jan 19th 2015, 1:55 PM 9,137 Views 18 Comments

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"
# Total War
# Total War

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"

Nov 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,404 Views 63 Comments

More than 4,000 people have died in seven months of fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Nov 13th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,947 Views 81 Comments

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris
# Woah
# Woah

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:07 PM 19,511 Views 17 Comments

She walked away, seemingly unharmed.

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Oct 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 5,255 Views 50 Comments

Several more people were injured.

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:19 PM 4,463 Views 10 Comments

While Ukrainian military units are appearing to pull back, rebels have said they are willing to carry out their side of the deal.

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Sep 7th 2014, 2:05 PM 7,493 Views 199 Comments

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine

Aug 27th 2014, 6:45 PM 7,821 Views 95 Comments

If true, that’s not good.

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)
# Icebreakers
# Icebreakers

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)

Aug 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 4,114 Views 28 Comments

A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

Aug 11th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,591 Views 13 Comments

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Aug 10th 2014, 3:17 PM 8,270 Views 59 Comments

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site
# Mh17
# Mh17

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site

Aug 8th 2014, 3:48 PM 8,531 Views 43 Comments

‘The fact that we are now leaving the crash site doesn’t mean we have ceased investigating the cause of the disaster,’ said Dutch PM on Wednesday.

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia

Aug 5th 2014, 9:27 AM 8,625 Views 87 Comments

However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk
# Made Of Steel
# Made Of Steel

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Jul 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,513 Views 59 Comments

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims
# Missiles
# Missiles

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims

Jul 14th 2014, 1:24 PM 6,635 Views 63 Comments

Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk
# Offensive
# Offensive

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Jul 9th 2014, 7:46 PM 6,010 Views 31 Comments

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
# Failed Truce
# Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

Jul 1st 2014, 1:40 PM 4,873 Views 107 Comments

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

Dozens dead as Ukraine reclaims Donetsk airport
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Dozens dead as Ukraine reclaims Donetsk airport

May 27th 2014, 9:24 PM 14,956 Views 114 Comments

“The airport is under our full control. The enemy suffered heavy losses. We have none,” Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine
# Split
# Split

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine

May 12th 2014, 7:36 AM 6,384 Views 68 Comments

Complete results are expected later today.

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,114 Views 159 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

Apr 19th 2014, 12:03 PM 11,037 Views 54 Comments

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
# Escalation
# Escalation

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Apr 13th 2014, 2:36 PM 11,883 Views 173 Comments

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate

Apr 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 8,932 Views 176 Comments

Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities

Apr 8th 2014, 9:09 AM 6,287 Views 106 Comments

Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jun 27th 2012, 8:57 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from how to keep Cristiano Ronaldo quiet. Sorry, Vicente.

Preview: Counter-punching Portugal prepare Spain ambush
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Preview: Counter-punching Portugal prepare Spain ambush

Jun 27th 2012, 7:23 AM 394 Views 0 Comments

It’s not quite Ronaldo and 10 lads we collected on the way. But Spain will need to keep the Real Madrid man in check tonight in Donetsk.

Non, je ne regrette rien: Blanc defends negative tactics
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Non, je ne regrette rien: Blanc defends negative tactics

Jun 24th 2012, 5:47 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

The French boss also rued Xabi Alonso’s early goal in Donetsk last night.

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