May 12, 2014

An Inside Look at Ukraine's Shadow War

Mike Giglio, BuzzFeed

The Associated Press

Home to masked militants, a growing number of captives, and a makeshift medical clinic, the separatist headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk is braced for war. Not far beneath the surface, one already seems to be raging.

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