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After failing to coerce Ukraine into taking back the separatist-controlled parts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts on Russian terms, the Kremlin appears to be radically changing its plans for the occupied territories in the Donbas.

It seems Moscow is now trying to make the breakaway regions viable and economically independent from Ukraine.

To do this, Russia ordered the separatists to seize large Ukrainian-owned businesses located on their territory, and is now trying to set up the supply of raw materials from Russia to separatist-controlled enterprises.

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