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# eastern ukraine

Last year
# eastern ukraine
Five months on, anger and despair prevail in Ukraine's Donbas region
Volunteer humanitarian aid worker Oleksiy Yukov called it “a war without mercy that has gone crazy”.
# Luhansk
Russian army expands grip on eastern Ukraine in move to cut supply lines
Russian forces have taken control of the villages of Loskutivka and Rai-Oleksandrivka.
# Ukraine
Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk
In his nightly address to the nation, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had some harsh words for the EU.
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.
All time
# eastern ukraine
Putin calls for Ukraine peace talks - but battles continue
Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.
# Crossing the line
Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia
NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.
# what's the story?
Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine
And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.