Damaged building in Debaltseve
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Ukraine: Civilians killed in fighting for key town

Intense fighting is continuing in eastern Ukraine for control of the town of Debaltseve which pro-Russian rebels are trying to take from Ukrainian government forces.

Debaltseve is a crucial rail hub linking the two main rebel-held cities, Donetsk and Luhansk.

Both the government in Kiev and the rebels say 16 civilians have been killed in the fighting.

David Stern reports from Kiev.

  • 03 Feb 2015
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