Ukrainian separatist strongholds begin to fall

|By:, SA News Editor

Slaviansk, one of largest rebel strongholds in eastern Ukraine, has been mostly recaptured by Ukrainian forces. Government troops outnumbered separatist forces about 50 to one, Reuters reports.

With a population of approximately 130k, Slaviansk became known as the "hotbed of resistance," during the Ukraine crisis over the last several months.