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Live From Donetsk and Kiev Amid Russia's Special Military Operation in Ukraine

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Donetsk - Sputnik International, 1920, 25.02.2022
The situation around Ukraine has escalated in recent days, as Kiev's forces have been shelling Donbass, resulting in the mass evacuation of civilians. Following an appeal from the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, Russia recognised both as independent states and urged Ukraine to stop the eight-year-long war in the region.
Sputnik is live from Donetsk and Kiev as Russia carries out its special military operation in Ukraine.
The Russian Ministry of Defence stated that precision weapons were used to neutralise Ukrainian military infrastructure.
At the same time, DPR and LPR forces launched a counteroffensive against the Ukrainian troops in Donbass.
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