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Russians Invade Donetsk (VIDEO)

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May 30, 2014, 2:06 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Christopher J. Miller, Isaac Webb

Kremlin-backed soldiers take position on the roof of the international airport in Donetsk on May 26. Ukrainian armed forces fought back, killing as many as 50 insurgents, including 33 whose bodies are being repatriated to Russia.
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Christopher J. Miller

American Christopher J. Miller was a Kyiv Post editor from 2013-2014. He now works for Mashable as a senior foreign correspondent. A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer (Artemivsk in Donetsk Oblast, 2010-2012), he can be reached at millerjchristopher@gmail.com.

Isaac Webb

DONETSK, Ukraine – It’s no longer about amateurs. There is a full-scale war going on, and it’s fought by professionals. The Russians are here – and they’re making a grab for power in eastern Ukraine.

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