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Aggression in Ukraine: five dead in clashes near Slovyansk

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn April 24, with Ukrainian Interior Ministry forces attempting to retake Slovyansk in Donetsk oblast, clashes have erupted leaving five separatist insurgents dead, the Ministry has announced.

The deaths happened amid fighting to regain control over the city, which has been a separatists’ stronghold over the last weeks.

Three illegal checkpoints have been dismantled by Ukrainian special forces, but its reported that pro-Russian forces have now regained control of one of them, Euronews wrote.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for Russian separatists’ told AFP civilians have been told to evacuate the city.

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  1. mike walsh says:

    It will end in the tears of bereaved and the humiliation of the West. Shame on all who supported, condoned and defended the Western-backed putsch. May God forgive you.

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    • Linda says:

      Think you’ve been watching RT too much – it is after all a propaganda channel for Russian government. Try Aljazeera channel news – it’s much less biased.

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  2. mike walsh says:

    I don’t think Western complicity in the Kiev’s regime military confrontation with civilian protestors has been thought through. If the U.S. and EU fails to rein in the illegal Kiev regime this would send a clear signal to all Europeans that the Western powers will sanction organised military violence against demonstrators and dissidents. Yes, the EU and U.S. have become the new Soviet Union.

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