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View from grain silo toward Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on road to Marinka (Photo: EUobserver)

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Russia's grey war in Ukraine prompts fatigue

by Andrew Rettman, BRUSSELS, KIEV, AND DONETSK, LUHANSK REGIONS,
View from grain silo toward Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on road to Marinka (Photo: EUobserver)

It is risky to stop near the old grain silo on the road from Mariupol to Marinka, two towns in eastern Ukraine.

Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) snipers had targeted the site from the nearby "fire line" because it housed Ukrainian soldiers, the soldiers told EUobserver on 23 January on a visit to the region.

Further north the same day, near the town of Avdiivka, Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) forces fired 120 mm mortar rounds at Ukraine's 93rd Mechanised Brigade, Ukrainian author...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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