Ukraine hits Russia back with sanctions, violence continues

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The violence in eastern Ukraine continued to escalate after Ukraine put retaliatory sanctions on Russia. At least three people have been killed in an airstrike in rebel-held Donetsk.

According to the International Committee for the Red Cross, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced due to the fighting. Diplomatic tensions remain high as well, as Kiev still accuses Russia of supporting the rebel fighters.

CCTV America’s Kate Parkinson reports.

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Ukraine hits Russia back with sanctions, violence continues

Ukraine hits Russia back with sanctions, violence continues

The violence in eastern Ukraine continued to escalate after Ukraine put retaliatory sanctions on Russia. At least three people have been killed in an airstrike in rebel-held Donetsk.

James George Jatras, deputy director of the American Institute in Ukraine, joined CCTV America to discuss the crisis there, and whether we may be at risk for another Cold War.
Follow James Jatras on Twitter @JimJatras

Could we get caught in a modern day Cold War?

Could we get caught in a modern day Cold War?

James George Jatras, deputy director of the American Institute in Ukraine, joined CCTV America to discuss the crisis there, and whether we may be at risk for another Cold War.