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In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

Latest update : 1970-01-01

By Gulliver CRAGG

In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn't mean that the battle between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels isn't continuing. Just last month, government forces nudged slightly ahead to retake the frontline town of Novoluhanske. Gulliver Cragg reports on their battle for local people's hearts and minds.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble.