Day 709: Heavy Fighting In Donetsk Last Night

January 27, 2016
Damage to a Lenin monument in separatist-held Donetsk after unidentified individuals set off an explosive device last night. Photo via Novosti Donbassa

Last night saw heavy fighting with multiple reports of mortar and tank shelling. Meanwhile, a monument to Lenin was damaged by explosives in the separatist-held city of Donetsk.

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