September 30, 2022

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Russia-Ukraine: What I saw when I returned to Donetsk, the front line of the pro-Russian rebel-dominated conflict

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The symbol of the unrecognized Donetsk People’s Republic is common in rebel territory.

Little is known about the two rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine being at the center of Russia’s military confrontation with Western powers.

That is why in this note we tell the story of a resident who was forced to leave the city of Donetsk when it was besieged in 2014.

He recently came to visit. This is his first person account.

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