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Donetsk region wants to set up independent civilian, military authorities after 'referendum'

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May 12, 2014, 11:27 a.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatist referendum on self-rule for eastern Ukraine, Donetsk, May 11.
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Moscow - Civilian and military authorities independent from Kyiv will be formed in Donetsk region following the results of the so-called referendum on the region's status, the "Donetsk People's Republic" government co-chairman Denis Pushylin told a press conference on Sunday, May 11.

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