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Jun 14, 2014 | The St. Petersburg Times

LUGANSK, Ukraine - Forty Ukrainian paratroopers and nine crew members ...

Forty Ukrainian paratroopers and nine crew members on board an IL-76 aircraft downed near Lugansk died Saturday when the plane was fired on by an anti-aircraft missile in Southern Ukraine by the militia of the self-proclaimed People's Republic of Lugansk according to information posted on the website of Ukraine's Prosecutor General, Interfax ... (more)

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Jun 14, 2014 | Mashable

Pro-Russian Rebels Shoot Down Ukrainian Plane, Attack Border Guards

Using highly sophisticated surface-to-air missiles, Kremlin-backed rebels shot down a Ukrainian Ilyushin-76 military-transport aircraft, as it prepared to land at an airport in the eastern city of Luhansk early Saturday, killing all 49 servicemen on board.

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Jun 14, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

49 die as pro-Russia rebels down Ukraine army plane

Ukrainian troops detain rebels in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. Troops swept into Mariupol in the restive Donetsk region and battled militants for several hours.

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Wed May 21, 2014

The Ecologist

Putin 'like Hitler'? How did Prince Charles get it so wrong?

Far from being 'like Hitler' as Prince Charles accuses, Putin is sober, cautious, defensive, a stickler for international law, determined to modernise Russia, and anxious to avoid military confrontations.

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Wed Apr 30, 2014

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SBU broke up takeover of Melitopol public buildings

'In the framework of the anti-terrorist operation and prevention of subversive actions on the territory of Ukraine, on April 30 in the city of Melitopol, Zaporizhia region, the SBU detained a citizen of Ukraine, 'D', who is suspected of preparing mass rallies of protest with involvement of pro-Russian separatist groups,' the report reads.

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