Ruins of the Iversky Monastery near Donetsk airport. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Podcast — Who Destroyed Ukraine?

A documentary filmmaker recalls the fall of Donetsk

Matthew Gault
Apr 16, 2016 · 2 min read

by MATTHEW GAULT

When the war in Ukraine began in 2014, there were more questions than answers? Who was to blame? Was the breaking away of Luhansk, Donetsk and other regional capitals all part of a Russian plan? Or were local rebels truly behind the split?

This week on War College, we speak with Antony Butts, a journalist and documentary filmmaker who spent weeks in Ukraine’s separatist regions. Butts was in Donetsk during the worst of the fighting.

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Contributing editor at Vice Motherboard. Co-host and producer of the War College podcast. Maker of low budget horror flicks. Email my twitter handle at gmail.

War Is Boring

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics, exploring how and why we fight above, on and below an angry world

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