Ukraine’s Armed Forces General Staff published a documentary about the first days of fighting for the Donetsk airport. This was reported on Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense website.
The video is the first series in a series of documentaries about the military battles of the Ukrainian army in the war against Russian aggressor in this hot spot on the front.
"May 26, 2014. Starting point when Ukrainian Armed Forces first showed their colors in battle with a superior and strong opponent, a successful operation became a turning point for the Ukrainian military and determined the further course of the Anti-Terrorist Operation," the comments to the video say.
As it was reported earlier 242 days of siege were during the battle for Donetsk Airport. Ukrainian soldiers abandoned the ruins on January 21, 2015 after months of heavy battles.