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The 'disappeared' whose voices will be silent in vote on self-rule in Ukraine's east
The Telegraph ^ | 10 May 2014 7:18PM BST | David Blair, Donetsk and Roland Oliphant

Posted on 05/11/2014 1:23:57 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

Yet the insurgents have shown their attitude towards dissent by targeting their critics, real or imagined, for abduction and assault.

In areas controlled by self-appointed tribunes of the “People’s Republic”, anyone who dares to advocate a united Ukraine, or who backed the revolution that swept away Viktor Yanukovych’s pro-Russian regime in February, runs the risk of being “disappeared”.

Mr Bida, a 40-year-old computer specialist, was kidnapped in the street at 6pm last Saturday.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: russia; terrorism; ukraine; ukrainecrisis; votefraud

1 posted on 05/11/2014 1:23:57 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

KGB = “insurgents”


2 posted on 05/11/2014 2:12:24 AM PDT by samtheman
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