There have been reports of gunfire in Donetsk this morning on the third day of a renewed government effort to push back separatist fighters from the region. Barricades are still up along roads to the airport (scene of intense fighting on Monday as the Ukrainian army and air force retook the site, inflicting heavy casualties on the separatist fighters) and the occupied SBU building. The election of a new president appears to have reinvigorated Ukrainian efforts to defeat the Russian-backed fighters.
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