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Ukraine Tries to Unite Local Militias to Fight Rebellion

As a crisis heats up in eastern Ukraine, the country is working to recruit and mobilize local, regional militias to boost the under-powered armed forces. At this training center outside Kyiv, a new battalion gets ready for war. These soldiers are from the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, the heart of a pro-Russian separatist insurgency. The training is part of a government strategy to recruit local militias to help put down the rebellion. Semyon Semyonchenko, the commander of...

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