Battles leave Lugansk airport, busy tourist hub, in ruins

Pro-Russian militants walk in front of the remains of Lugansk International Airport, eastern Ukraine, on September 11, 2014Lugansk International Airport used to offer flights to Turkey, Egypt and other sunny tourist spots as well cities in Ukraine and Russia, handling as many as 10,000 passengers a day. Kiev’s men remain in control of the airport in neighbouring Donetsk — also out of action after a massive battle in May.

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