Europe As Ukraine fighting surges, so too do Russian, Ukrainian doubts about the war (+video)

Russian casualties in Ukraine could lower support for the war in Russia, where the public supports the rebels, but has no interest in getting directly involved.

By , Correspondent

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Major battlefield gains by pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine may be absorbing the full attention of Kiev and Moscow, in large part thanks to an all-but-openly-acknowledged boost in Russian assistance to the rebels' cause.