On February 1, Tom Burridge of the BBC shared a video on Twitter showing Ukrainian troops and tanks in what appeared to be a residential area in Avdiivka.
We met Ukrainian troops and tanks in #Avdiivka who seemed ready for action – and we could hear that there is no ceasefire here #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/9HGDrNAkWJ
— Tom Burridge (@TomBurridgebbc) February 1, 2017
This video led to a significant reaction in Russian and pro-separatist news outlets, requiring answers to a few key questions:
What are the official responses to these accusations?
Where were these tanks and soldiers?
When were these tanks deployed in the area?
Were civilians still residing …read more