War in Ukraine – level 1

07-02-2017 07:00

This news is about Ukraine. There is war there. The war starts in 2014. The Ukrainian government fights Ukrainian rebels. The rebels are pro-Russia. The Western media says that Russia helps the rebels.

The fighting stops for some time. Now, the fighting continues. One soldier dies. Nine people are injured. The situation is the worst in Avdiivka. It is a town. Ukraine says that it is preparing an evacuation.

Difficult words: government (a group of people who are the “bosses” of a country), continue (start again), evacuation (the action of moving people away).

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