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Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

The rebel stronghold of Sloviansk has been recaptured by the Ukrainians.

On July 5, the eastern Ukrainian town of Sloviansk was recaptured by the Ukrainian military, driving the rebels out of town after a three-month occupation. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky travels back to Sloviansk—where he hasn't been since he was kidnapped—and visits the cell he was held in back in April. The entire town is in shambles and the residents are struggling to find food and water despite a considerable humanitarian effort. The rebels have retreated to Donetsk, but the Ukrainian government is determined to continue the anti-terror operation until there are none left.