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On The Front Lines Of Fighting In Eastern Ukraine05:16

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Officials in Ukraine sent a formal request today to the United Nations for a peacekeeping mission in the eastern region of the country. According to some sources, more than 6,000 people have been killed in the region since fighting began about a year ago.

A fragile ceasefire is holding in the area, but as NPR’s Corey Flintoff tells Here & Now's Robin Young, he's seeing bloodshed on the front lines where he's been.


This segment aired on March 13, 2015.

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