MSNBC: The Ukrainian Front Line


According to MSNBC, Pro-Russian separatists are threatening to break the cease-fire in Ukraine.

The news site Vocativ traveled to the town of Mariupol to find out what’s happening on the front lines.

Wikipedia states that Mariupol is in southeastern Ukraine, situated on the north coast of the Sea if Aziv at the mouth of the Kalmius river.

It is the tenth-largest city in Ukraine and the second largest in the Donetsk region.  The population is 461,810 (2013 est.).  Mariupol was founded on the site of a former Cossack encampment named Kalmius.

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