Ukraine separatist leader vows to mobilise 100,000 men

AFP , Monday 2 Feb 2015

The pro-Russian separatist leader in east Ukraine's rebel centre Donetsk vowed Monday to mobilise 100,000 fighters for their latest offensive against Kiev forces.

"There will be general mobilisation in the (separatist) Donetsk People's Republic in 10 days' time, we plan on mobilising up to 100,000 men," Alexandre Zakhartchenko told the separatist news agency DAN.

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