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Pro-Russian separatist fighters and journalists ran for cover during shelling at the Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport, as fighting continued between Ukrainian army forces and pro-Russian separatists on Thursday. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Ukrainian forces had repelled several attacks over the past 24 hours on Donetsk's airport and near the village of Debaltseve, two constant flashpoints in the conflict in recent weeks.