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Russian paramilitary leaders in eastern Ukraine caught on tape communicating with Moscow

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Apr. 15, 2014 16:37
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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has intercepted phone conversations between separatist insurgents in eastern Ukraine and coordinators of the separatist movement, who are based in Russia.
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A recording proving that Russia is backing separatists in eastern Ukraine has surfaced online. The SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) taped the operatives, whose code names are "Nose," "Adler," "Shooter" and "Agath," discussing strategy, weapon stockpiles, and requests for reinforcements.

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