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Lavrov: diplomats making strides in Geneva; police prevent attack by armed separatists in Kramatorsk (LIVE UPDATES)

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April 17, 2014, 7:59 p.m. | Ukraine — by Kyiv Post

Kremlin-backed militants roll through Donetsk Oblast.
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Editor's Note: On April 15, Ukraine's military began an anti-terrorist operation against Kremlin-backed insurgents who have taken over numerous government buildings and police headquarters in several cities of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine's most populous region where 10 percent of the nation's 45 million people live. The Kyiv Post has journalists in Donetsk Oblast and will be updating as events happen.

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