Ukraine Liveblog Day 58: Is Kiev Ready For a Showdown With Separatists?

April 16, 2014
The Ukrainian army preparing for counter-terror operations on April 15 | Picture via View image on Twitter Olaf Koens

Yesterday Ukraine launched a “counter-terrorism operation,” retaking an airfield in Kramatorsk from separatists. The Ukrainian military and police appeared to be preparing for a broader action, but there are already signs that Ukrainian authorities may be facing setbacks today.

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

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