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Ukrainian Forces Demolish Slaviansk Roadblocks

World | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 12:54| Views: 4132 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Ukrainian Forces Demolish Slaviansk Roadblocks Photo by EPA/BGNES

Ukraine's Interior Ministry reports to have eliminated three roadblocks set up by pro-Russian supporters in Slaviansk, Donetsk region.

"The roadblocks near Slaviansk have been eliminated by antiterrorist center forces in an antiterrorist operation at about 5 AM on April 30", the Interior Ministry said, quoted by Interfax.

The ministry added that the Kiev authorities are now in control of the area.

Slaviansk has been a center of separatism in the past days. Four OSCE observers were held captive by a radical group in the city last week. In an earlier special operation, two men were killed by Ukrainian forces in an attempt to regain control of government buildings.

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