Ukraine’s military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight and have retaken almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Sunday. “The decision was taken for a mass operation … We succeeded in almost completely cleaning the territory of the airport, which belongs to the territory of Ukrainian forces as marked by military separation lines,” he said in a televised briefing.



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