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Historical Atlas of Europe 2014: Donbass Rebellion

Europe 2014

Donbass Rebellion

Following the Russian annexation of Crimea, pro-Russian unrest broke out across southern and eastern Ukraine, demanding referendums. The movement was strongest in the southeastern Donbass region where separatist groups took power in Donetsk and Luhansk.

 

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