War in Ukraine – level 2

07-02-2017 07:00

The conflict in eastern Ukraine started in 2014. Nearly 10,000 people have died since then. The fighting stopped for some time, but it continued last weekend. At least one soldier died and 9 were injured.

The situation is the worst in the town of Avdiivka. Ukraine says that it is preparing a possible evacuation.

The conflict is between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels. According to Western media, Russia backs the rebels.

Difficult words: continue (start again), according to (reported/told by), back (help).

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