Ukrainian forces encircle rebel-held city, talk of truce collapses




 
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Ukrainian forces encircle rebel-held city, talk of truce collapses
 
August 10th, 2014  
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Ukrainian forces encircle rebel-held city, talk of truce collapses
By Richard Balmforth and Sergei Karpukhin KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Artillery shells slammed into the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as government forces tightened the noose around the rebel-held redoubt and called on pro-Russian separatists to surrender. To the east of Donetsk, government forces and the separatists were fighting for control of the town of Krasny Luch, a rail and road junction through which Kiev says the rebels are receiving supplies of Russian military equipment.




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