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Tensions, Violence Rise in Ukraine

Violence in eastern Ukraine is on the rise again after relative calm during the winter. Recent reports from the contested Donbas region say the death tolls since mid-February are similar to those in September of last year, before a shaky truce took hold. Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have been fighting government forces since the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych two years ago. The unrest also has returned to the capital, Kyiv, where protesters demand the resignation of...

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