Donbass Ukraine. Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

These people have had eight years of this. Children who have never known peace. Some have denounced this documentary as RT propaganda. It’s hard to see that:  writes Derek.


It’s been almost seven years (now almost nine years)  since a US-inspired coup divided Ukraine and war erupted in the country’s east.

The Donetsk and Lugansk republics, next to Russia’s border, are collectively known as Donbass, a coal-mining industrial centre.

The two declared independence from Kiev in 2014, and civil war erupted.