Ukraine at War Day 719: Russian-Backed Forces Step Up Attacks on Eve of ‘Normandy’ Talks; Child Injured

February 7, 2016
A coal mine in Russian-backed separatist-controlled Krasny Luch still has Ukraine's colors. Photo by @falconua

The ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] press center said the Russian-backed forces were stepping up their attacks on the eve of the “Normandy quartet” talks by the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to be held February 13. A child was injured in fighting near Gorlovka.

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