Pro-Russian rebel in Donetsk region (31 August 2014) Ukrainian forces are battling pro-Russian rebels at the international airport of the eastern city of Luhansk, a Ukrainian military official has said.
Death of a giant. A pro-Russian fighter guards the site of remnants of a downed Ukrainian Air Force Il-76 at the airport near Luhansk, Ukraine. Pro-Russian separatists shot down the military transport plane Saturday, killing all 49 service personnel on board, Ukrainian officials said. Evgeniy Maloletka, AP