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Ukrainian servicemen sit on an armored vehicle as a convoy of Ukrainian forces drives toward the eastern city of Debaltseve, in the Donetsk region, on July 30. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Responds to Rebels' Air Defense Weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Minsk on July 2. (ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

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