Dmytro Potekhin: How I survived dungeon of Donetsk

Access to the terrorist-occupied territories of Ukraine – what else can make Western media call Russian terrorists the “rebels”?

On August 7, hours after arriving in rebel-controlled Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine Dmytro Potekhin, a civic activist from Kiev, wandered past the Liverpool Hotel, a boutique guest house – now apparently abandoned – where he once stayed with a girlfriend. He took out his camera. That was a big mistake. A rebel with a machine gun emerged and demanded to see Mr Potekhin’s passport.

Here is the FT report on a fact-checking  trip to Donetsk.