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The Interpreter
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Russian-to-English translation journal, with original analysis and commentary on Russia's foreign & domestic policy.
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Day 1289: August 29, 2017

Publication: Ukraine Liveblogs
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Three Years Since the Horrific Battle of Ilovaisk

Ukrainian soldiers in Ilovaisk, August 2014. Photo via TV 112.

On August 29, Ukraine commemorated the third anniversary of the Battle of Ilovaisk in 2014, one of the bloodiest battles of the war in the Donbass in which hundreds of Ukrainians and Russians lost their lives.

As we reported at the time, after President Vladimir Putin promised a "safe corridor," Ukrainian soldiers retreated, only to be massacred by Russian and separatist forces.

The Interpreter compiled a number of stories and videos from the time.


-- Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

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-- Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

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Russia-Backed Forces Continue Attacks on Stanitsa Luganskaya, Preventing Withdrawal of Forces

Prince Igor Hill near Stanitsa Luganskaya. Photo by Ukrainian JCCC.

Fighting was much reduced under the "school ceasefire" declared August 25, Liga.net reported, citing the ATO dispatch.

There were 19 attacks by Russia-backed forces. Ukrainian forces returned fire. There were no casualties reported.

The Avdeyevka industrial zone was attacked with grenade-launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. There were attacks on the Butovka Mine, Mayorsk and Zaytsevo as well.

On the Maritime line, Vodyanoye and Shirokino were attacked with heavy machine guns.

Russia-backed forces fired on Stanitsa Luganskaya, the Ukrainian side of the Joint Centre for Coordination and Control (JCCC) reported.  The Ukrainian forces have announced they are prepared to withdraw their forces from this area. But they say separatist fighters continue to fire on the town. This town has been the subject of an effort to separate the combatants a number of times, all of which have failed.

On August 28, separatists also fired on Prince Igor Hill near Stanitsa Luganskaya, the Ukrainian JCCC reported.

- Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

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