East Ukraine blockade takes heavy toll
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Blockade in Ukraine conflict zone takes heavy toll

Rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine are increasingly isolated because of an economic blockade, the BBC's Tom Burridge reports.

Ukrainian army veterans are putting an economic squeeze on the pro-Russian rebels, who have retaliated by seizing businesses.

Document checks at a crossing point make it feel like a border, he reports.

  • 14 Apr 2017
  • From the section Europe
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