Ukraine Liveblog Day 180: The Battle For Lugansk Begins

August 16, 2014
Russian T-90 tanks being ferried to the south-west by trucks in Novocherkassk, Rostov Region. Screenshot from Instagram video by newchek61

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

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