Armed pro-Russian insurgents in Luhansk say they are ready for police raid

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April 12, 2014, 11:08 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Oksana Grytsenko

Some of the pro-Russian armed men who have seized the Luhansk headquarters of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) building take a lunch break in the cafeteria -- but stay armed.
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Oksana Grytsenko

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 LUHANSK, Ukraine -- Dozens of pro-Russian armed men holding the Security Service of Ukraine headquarters don't put down their Kalashnikovs, even in the dining room. Since April 6, when the gunmen seized the government building, they and their hundreds of their supporters in a tent camp outside say they are ready for a police attack at any moment.

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