Report: Gunmen recapture Kramatorsk police department headquarters

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April 22, 2014, 10:20 a.m. | Ukraine Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers march in Donetsk Oblast’s Kramatorsk before being blocked by Kremlin-backed soldiers, militia and citizens on April 16.
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Unidentified gunmen recaptured the police department headquarters in Kramatorsk, a city in Ukraine's Donetsk region, the city Web site reported on Monday. 

"The police chief, Vitaliy Kolupai, was taken away in an unknown direction. The gunmen demanded weapons," the Web site said.

Reports said earlier that following an exchange of fire with policemen, unidentified gunmen seized the city police department building in Kramatorsk. Windows were smashed on several floors and office equipment was looted, according to some sources.

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