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On Monday, Russia officially recognised the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics and urged Kiev to stop the bloodshed in Donbass. However, Ukrainian forces continued attacks, carrying out multiple shellings in the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a special operation in order to defend the people of Donbass, saying the goal was to "demilitarise and denazify" Ukraine.
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