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The War in Ukraine Was Supposed to End 5 Years Ago. But It Didn’t.


KYIV,
Ukraine—Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of the day the war in Ukraine was
supposed to end. But it never did.

On early
Tuesday fighting flared in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region when Russian-backed
forces assaulted Ukrainian troops as they occupied an observation post near the
front-line town of Zolote.

Under
intense shelling, Ukrainian forces were dislodged from their positions, the
Ukrainian military reported. Ukrainians held their ground when a separate
combined Russian-separatist attack hit their forces near the town of Orikhove
that same day.

One
Ukrainian soldier died in Tuesday’s attacks and six more were wounded,
Ukrainian military officials said. Four combined Russian-separatist militants
reportedly died as well.

Tuesday’s
attacks came on the five-year anniversary of …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal

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