Tuesday, May 27, 2014

At least 30 Russian Separatists have been killed at Donetsk Airport

Ukraine unrest: Clash at Donetsk airport 'kills dozens'

Breaking news
At least 30 pro-Russia separatists have been killed so far in fighting at the airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, insurgents say.
Armed separatists tried to take over the airport on Monday.
Kiev responded with air attacks and a stand-off developed.
Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko on Monday vowed to continue "anti-terrorist operation" in the east, saying the situation should "last hours not months".
A representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic told the BBC that reports of at least 30 dead in Monday's fighting were accurate.
One insurgent told Associated Press the bodies had been brought to a hospital in the city.
Monday's clashes started after separatist militants stormed the Sergei Prokofiev Donetsk airport in the early hours of the morning.
The Ukrainian military responded quickly with air strikes and an assault by heavily armed troops.
It is not clear who is in control of the airport.

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