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5. Putin's Invasion Part V: The Fight for the Donbas
In part five of How it Happened: Putin’s Invasion, Axios' Dave Lawler zooms into the frontlines of the war, seen through the eyes of a journalist who has been covering the war there and a soldier who has been fighting there, both since 2014.
- Why it matters: The battle to defend this region, which has been partially controlled by pro-Russian separatists since 2014, will determine the outcome of this war.