Ukrainian troops leaving Debaltseve
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Ukraine troops retreat as rebels enter Debaltseve

There has been a large scale retreat of government forces in eastern Ukraine after weeks of heavy fighting against Russian-backed rebels.

Despite last week's ceasefire, the battles had intensified in recent days with the rebels determined to take the key town of Debaltseve.

Ian Pannell reports,

  • 18 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
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