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Ukrainian 'Cyborg' Describes Ordeal At Donetsk Airport


Ukrainian 'Cyborg' Describes Ordeal At Donetsk Airport
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Ukrainian soldier Yaroslav Havanets was captured by pro-Russian separatists during the long battle over the Donetsk airport. His captors released him this week after his father posted a video message offering himself as a hostage in place of his son. Shortly after his release, Havanets told correspondents of RFE/RL's Current Time TV program in Donetsk about the clashes at the destroyed airport, where the Ukrainian soldiers earned the nickname of "cyborgs" for their fierce fighting.

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