War in Donbas: Local youth turn Reporter's Confrontation at Ukrainian Checkpoint: 2 days ago   05:54

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The two finalists in Sunday’s presidential election in Ukraine share at least one common point: both have promised to end the ongoing war in the country's easternmost region. The conflict began in 2014, when pro-Moscow separatists took control of the Donbas area, resulting in the founding of two self-proclaimed republics.

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Spilt Taco
Socialism just needs to be eradicated from Earth. It's trash!!!!
CRISPY BACON580
When Russia steals land in your life time. . . When they do the thing that makes pos dumb fuks nazis exist over and over and over . And NOONE realizes that THERE WOULD BE NO SUCH THING AS NAZIS IF RUSSA WOULD JUST STOP STEALING LAND.
Tamo Lamo
Live as a traitor, die like a dog.
JKL
hitler imao, the fascists are the separatists. support for Ukraine from Seoul
Mihai Albok
AK 47 ??? Maybe AK 74..
Ozair Kazi
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Ear pro?
Filip Hasiak
THERE NEVER WAS UKRAINE, IS OR WILL BE !!! UKRAINE NEVER SHOULD BE ON THE MAP. HALF OF UKRAINIE IS POLISH THE OTHER HALF IS RUSSIAN. YOU CAN'T CHANGE HISTORY OR THE FUTURE :)
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Ukraine is Russia . always has been .
Steven Martin
Its pretty sad to see people so brainwashed to believe anything Vlad P says or does. Heres the truth: These self proclaimed republics are basically lawless hellholes run by the strongest warlord, sort of like Afghanistan. Theres no real rule of law except the barrel of an AK-47. People have to stand in line for water, bread etc, when they never did before.



This is a new type of war, a covert war run by Russia where they invade, cause civil strife amongst the local population and then swoop in as the protector of said people even though are the ones that caused the problems in the first place.



Just ask yourself this: was life better for these so called self proclaimed republics before the war or have things gotten better since the start of the conflict? They used to have a nice airport, cities, etc. Now it looks like Syria and for what?



If there is a scenario where you shoot yourself in the nose to spite your face, the conflict in Ukraine is it. And the Russian government is laughing all the way to the bank. Maybe instead of picking up heavy weaponry maybe these guys should pick up and use a heavy book instead. Less dangerous, more helpful.
Stolya Production
ukraine was always russia, it literally means in russian "border". so if they think just because they are a country right know they can kick thme out, the are wrong
Eagles Network
they dont know who is who.
Devix
They are illegal but you cant say Ukraine have no blame here. Their anti-Russian policies led to this partly. The Ukrainians need to understand that they need to be more accomodating to the Russians, not force them into Ukrainian.
Kelvynn Lee
He will have his name on a tombstone that says, "idiot!"
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Jerico Lopez
They were not traitor. They were just supporting what they think is rigth.
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Война - дело молодых, Лекарство против морщин.
Eduardo Espinoza
Mikhail Gorbachev tell putin to invade dictatorship Ukraine now! You are my last hope!
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Russia is big enough. It doesn't need more territory. Beside that, they still hold Eastern Karelia occupied by Stalin in 1944.
mister sands
If you don't feel Ukranian anymore maybe it's time to leave Ukraine.
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Reporter's Confrontation at Ukrainian Checkpoint: War in Donbas: Local youth turn 2 days ago   10:55

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In dispatch six, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky travels to the Kherson region of mainland Ukraine to both the Ukrainian and Russian checkpoints. At the Ukrainian checkpoint, Simon goes inside one of their tanks, and speaks to the commander, who says that despite his Russian blood he will defend all invaders. But at the Russian checkpoint, the exchange isn't quite as cordial.

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