We have a choice, so our guys couldn’t possibly miss so badly that a shot falls on Russian territory. For the Ukrainians it’s the other way around: they have plenty of heavy weapons, no lack of them. So of course this was their shell.” The conflict in eastern Ukraine began in April when armed pro-Russian fighters seized towns and government buildings, weeks after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in response to the overthrow of a pro-Moscow president in Kiev. The fighting has escalated sharply in recent days after Ukrainian forces pushed the rebels out of their most heavily-fortified bastion, the town of Slaviansk. Hundreds of rebels, led by a self-proclaimed defense minister from Moscow, have retreated to the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, built reinforcements and vowed to make a stand. On Saturday, Ukrainian warplanes bombarded separatists along a broad front in the country’s east in retaliation for a rocket attack that killed dozens of Ukrainian troops. The city council of Ukraine’s Donetsk said in a statement on its web site on Sunday that 12 people had been killed in firing on a mining settlement. It gave no details of who had fired.
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