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.
The anti-terror operation (ATO) by the government of Ukraine against Russian armed mercenaries and Russia-supported terrorists in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Russian terrorists shot down a Malaysian airliner (flight MH17) over Eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
Putin’s May defeat in Donbas because Akhmetov didn’t play the pre-designed role doesn’t immediately mean that Russia will leave Ukraine in peace.