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In breakaway Ukraine, those who live by the sword are dying by it

Yet another leader in Ukraine’s breakaway Donbass region has met a kinetic end: The charismatic and hardline leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, was assassinated by an outdoor bomb blast on August 31. Reaction to his death was predictably mixed. Thousands of supporters gathered in the city streets of Donetsk to honor […]