Ukraine LiveBlog Day 293: 1,252 Ukrainian Soldiers Have Died in Combat Since April; 3,000 Wounded

December 8, 2014
Damaged wall of police station in Avdeyevka, bombed December 6, 2014 by Russian-backed separatists. Photo by Vyacheslav Abroskin, head of Donetsk Region branch of Interior Ministry.

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