Ukraine crisis: Fighting escalates in Luhansk

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Despite a cease-fire, fighting continues in Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russia separatists.

Residents in Luhansk said that their airport has been destroyed, along with much of the rebel-held region.

Despite that, CCTV America’s Stephanie Freid reports on how residents there tried to celebrate “City Day,” which marks the founding of Luhansk.

Ukraine crisis: Fighting escalates in Luhansk

Ukraine crisis: Fighting escalates in Luhansk

Residents in Luhansk said that their airport is destroyed as is much of the rebel-held region. Despite that, CCTV America's Stephanie Freid shows us how residents there tried to celebrate "City Day," which marks the founding of Luhansk.

For more on the Ukraine crisis, we were joined by Anton Fedyashin, the executive director at the Initiative for Russian Culture at American University.

Ukraine crisis: cease-fire's been in place for nearly two weeks

Ukraine crisis: cease-fire's been in place for nearly two weeks

Despite a cease-fire, fighting continues in Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russia separatists.