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Separatists Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter, killing 14 government troops, including a general. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told parliament Thursday that "terrorists" used a shoulder-launched missile to down the helicopter near the separatist-held city of Slovyansk. Earlier Thursday, a separatist leader said his group was holding four European observers who have been missing since late Monday. Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the...

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