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Footage shows pro-Russian rebels under fire in Ukraine

Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.

In the footage, which was filmed during the night of 28/29 January, armed men are seen sheltering amid gunfire and explosions.

On Friday 30 January there were reports, which have not been independently confirmed, that the rebels successfully seized the town.

There has also been heavy fighting in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

  • 30 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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