Ukraine Liveblog Day 172: Ukrainian Forces Break Out Of Encirclement But Leave Border Vulnerable

August 8, 2014
Troops from the 79th Airborne Brigade. Photo: Yuri Butusov

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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