Civilian inside Vuglegirsk
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Ukraine crisis: BBC finds two civilians in Vuhlehirsk

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Washington for talks with President Barack Obama on Monday amid reports of a rift over Ukraine.

Around 5,400 people have been killed by fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels since April 2014.

The town of Vuhlehirsk in eastern Ukraine fell to the rebels in the last few days.

James Reynolds reports from there.

  • 09 Feb 2015
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