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Eastern cities Artemivsk, Mariupol latest targets in Ukraine anti-terror operation (VIDEO)

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April 24, 2014, 11:36 a.m. | Ukraine — by Christopher J. Miller

A purported Ukrainian military helicopter flies over the eastern city of Artemovsk around 5 a.m. on April 24.
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Christopher J. Miller

Christopher J. Miller is an American editor at the Kyiv Post. He is also a regular contributor to Mashable, and has written for GlobalPost, The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and others. A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer (Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast, 2010-2012), he can be reached at millerjchristopher@gmail.com.

Shattering the night silence, explosions and gunfire rang out early on April 24 in the eastern city of Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast as armed pro-Russian insurgents attempted to seize a military base that houses some 20 to 30 tanks and a cache of weapons.

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