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Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Twenty-Two)

VICE News was in Donetsk when citizens declared it an independent republic and stormed the regional administration building.

by تجربة
Apr 9 2014, 10:34pm

Photo by Frederick Paxton

On April 7, the people of Donetsk declared themselves an independent republic and called for a Crimea-style referendum by May 11th. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky was there as people stormed the regional administration building and demanded to join Russia.

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