Another Lenin statue was dismantled in Kramatorsk, Ukraine today.

Pro-Russian militants shot down another Ukrainian plane on Thursday and a prominent pro-Russian rebel leader resigned.
CNN reported:

A prominent leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine resigned his post Thursday as fighting flared there, with militants reportedly downing a Ukrainian military plane.

Alexander Borodai, prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told reporters he was stepping down and handing over power to Alexander Zakharchenko, a little-known militia commander.

As Ukrainian forces rapidly advance toward the key rebel-controlled city and Russia builds up forces along the border, the sudden resignation leaves a number of questions about the volatile region’s future unanswered: What does it mean? Are militants disbanding and vanishing into the night? Is there a brutal battle ahead?

Borodai, a Russian citizen who rose to power as pro-Russian rebels took portions of eastern Ukraine earlier this year, was a prominent public face for the separatists after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last month.

 

 

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