Police: Body of Pro-Ukrainian Horlivka City Councilman found dead in river

Apr. 23, 2014 00:38
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Police say that one of the two dead bodies they found in a river near Slovyansk, Donetsk Oblast, was that of Volodymyr Rybak, a local city council member in Horlivka, 65 kilometers away, who took part in a pro-Ukrainian rally there on April 17 and who was later found with signs of torture.
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The Interior Ministry identified Batkivshchyna party Horlivka City Councilman Volodymyr Rybak as one of the two dead bodies found on April 19 in a local river of Slovyansk District in Donetsk Oblast. 

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