At least 45 Kremlin-backed insurgents killed in Donetsk; government in control of airport, railway (UPDATES, VIDEO)


May. 27, 2014 20:39
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Firemen work on the damaged Druzhba Hockey Arena inthe eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, burned by unknown armed men, after they extinguished the fire on May 27, 2014. A fierce battle erupted Monday for control of the main airport in rebel-held eastern Ukraine in a dramatic escalation of the conflict. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY
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DONETSK, Ukraine – A trip on May 27 to the morgue in Donetsk, the capital of Ukraine's most populous oblast, confirms that the war against Kremlin-backed insurgents – the government would say terrorists – has intensified.

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