TORONTO – While the West remains preoccupied with climate change and ISIL, on the frontlines in eastern Ukraine, the fighting has never really stopped.
It’s slowed. Both sides have pulled most of the heavy weapons back, and that means fewer civilian settlements being chewed over by artillery and mortar fire. But Russian forces — let’s dispense with the “pro-Russian” fiction — continue to launch small raids across the lines to harass Ukrainian outposts and lay mines on roads used by the troops. Random sniper attacks remain a constant danger.
This was the message brought to Toronto this week by Yevhen Marchuk, a …read more
Source: National Post