Mariupol: The Final Line of Defense – Russian Roulette (Dispatch 99)

The eastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol is just 30 kilometers from the Russian border, and was previously controlled by the Donetsk People’s Republic. The Ukrainian military has done its best to fortify the city after winning it back, but many believe that the pro-Russia separatists plan to seize control of it once again. In this dispatch from Ukraine, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky embeds with the Azov battalion as it prepares to defend Mariupol. Watch “A Rebel Beauty Pageant: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 98)” – http://bit.ly/1C4mxS6 Watch “Russia’s Ghost Army in Ukraine” – http://bit.ly/1AOAZGI Read “Putin Reveals He Ordered the Annexation of Crimea on the Day Yanukovych Fled Kiev” – http://bit.ly/1C2b049 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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