The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Ukraine’s government says at least 14 soldiers were killed in fighting with pro-Russia separatists, Syrian government and opposition forces fight for a suburb of the capital, China sentences nearly 40 on terror charges in Xinjiang, and Honduras moves inmates out of its overcrowded prisons.
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More than a Dozen Soldiers Killed in East
Government officials blame Russia for supporting rebels to destabilize the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Read more on vicenews.com – https://news.vice.com/article/deadliest-rebel-attack-on-ukrainian-military-kills-at-least-14
Fighting Continues for Damascus Suburb, Prison Siege Broken
Bashar Al Assad’s government seeks to take back territory ahead of next month’s presidential vote.
Government Sentences Dozens on Terror Charges
Ethnic Uyughurs will be jailed up to 15 years in a region recently hit by a string of attacks.
Inmates Moved Out of Overcrowded Prisons
Some of the country’s 13,000 inmates will be transferred to government buildings.
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