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Friday, January 23rd

Ukraine cedes Donetsk airport to rebels as fighting continues "The airport, the scene of fierce battles in recent days, is nonfunctional, the terminal and runways having been destroyed months ago. Nonetheless, it has retained high symbolic value in the ongoing hostilities as the government’s last toehold in the city."

The New York Times (possible paywall)