Fragile hopes for peace in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region Fragile hopes for peace in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas regionBut the Ukrainian Army’s main training base an American Biltmore cup. U.S. instructors lives at the exercises, lay down to protect them better as you’re going to the buildings. Everything that happened is registered in these us Supply devices. The guns used in training or laser imitation weapons registered hits say it makes all the difference before. If we trained with imitation weapons, we had no way of registering, hits or misses now. We know who got hit when buy home. This allows us to do much better appraisals of our performance and training. It’S easy to understand why Ukraine fears losing u.s. assistance when you see how it has helped transform the country’s military over the course of its war with Russian and russian-backed forces, one that’s capable of any kind of Battlefield operation. President solensky ordered troops to pull back from the front line at notations. The other side full. To these new trenches are around three kilometres from Enemy Lines compared to less than 350.. Some residents of this sprawling mining settlement say they have heard shooting not far off even sensible back that have been no casualties to town. One of these five districts on the separatists side is nervous. Nathaniel can I run the charity Distributing 8 to local people kilometer closer to people’s houses. The risk is that if they get shot at civilian homes get hit, the clubhouse for the festive season has best. She can she’s deeply worried if selenski strategy. I just hope that he understands that Russia’s, the occupier and Putin, the aggressor, people who privately Russian propaganda, but she doubts it can be achieved in the meantime, is a local councillor, she’s trying to do have it to keep this town alive. The councillors are against poison. The minds find a flood today, around five hundred men still work on the ground, but mainly just to keep the pumps running the problem. The company only getting worse if they gave up highly toxic Waters, could contaminate the whole region plans properly, secure the site expert approval, but it hasn’t yet got financing. They could start extracting cold again. In the meantime, do maintenance, where I conduct paid only sporadically, is very close to the contact line. Setlist The Troop who got cuz been a relief a tiny bit, but since then quiet now that it’s gone quiet. So I’m thinking we have survived the worst of this hell multiple times, there’s no other sorts of employment in this town and no plan B. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time at a summit in Paris. The aim is to restart the peace process in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, which has been partially occupied by Russian-backed forces since 2014. Although Zelenskiy has vowed to do all he can to end the war, Kiev is afraid of losing US assistance. This comes as President Donald Trump faces an impeachment inquiry, accused of trying to pressure Kiev into digging up dirt on his potential rival Joe Biden. FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports from eastern Ukraine.
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