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UN: Deaths Top 6,000 in E. Ukraine Conflict

The United Nations says the number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since fighting broke out in April now tops 6,000. A new report by the U.N. Human Rights Office says fighting between Russian-backed rebels and the Ukrainian government and the ensuing death toll continue to escalate in spite of successive cease-fires. U.N. human rights monitors say the escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine is having devastating consequences for local populations caught in the crossfire. They say...

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