Three Russian-backed militants killed in attack on Ukrainian base in Mariupol

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April 17, 2014, 9:34 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

Pro-Russian protesters hold a rally outside the mayor's office in Mariupol, which was seized by by Kremlin-backed militants on April 13, 2014.

Mark Rachkevych

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Ukrainian National Guardsmen overnight on April 17 killed 3 Kremlin-backed militants and injured 13 more when a large group tried taking over their military base in Mariupol, Donetsk Oblast’s second largest city situated on the coast of the Azov Sea, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov stated on his Facebook page. 

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