Debaltseve Diary 20: The Capture of Lohvynove

With the fall of Vuhlegirsk our western flank developed a dangerous hole. The situation was critical because no Ukrainian positions now remained to safeguard M-03, while the terrain permitted enemy forces to advance unseen.

Artemivsk Debaltseve road Ukraine

Debaltseve Diary 13: The Actual Withdrawal

Not everyone in our convoy was lucky. According to official figures, nineteen Ukrainian servicemen in the convoy were killed and 135 were wounded. A dozen of our battalion’s servicemen were wounded, and ninety-four were captured by Russian “kazacks” (but released four days later).

MH17 Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines

Investigation of Malaysian Flight MH17 Crash: Full Story

Russian terrorists shot down a Malaysian airliner (flight MH17) over Eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.