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The Telegraph: Donetsk police chief forced out as Ukraine's eastern cities stormed by pro-Russia protesters

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Apr. 12, 2014 18:12
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Pro-Russians shout slogans as an armed pro-Russian activist guards a police station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk after it was seized by a few dozen gunmen on April 12, 2014.
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 Ukraine’s eastern cities of Slovyansk, 90 miles from the border with Russia, and Donetsk, the regional capital, were stormed by gangs of pro-Russia militants on April 12. A band of armed men captured a police station and the local security service headquarters in Slovyansk and raised the Russian flag.

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