Skip to comments.Rebels shoot down Ukraine military helicopter over Slovyansk; govt says 14 dead, 1 general)
Posted on 05/29/2014 4:09:50 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter Thursday amid heavy fighting around the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing 14 soldiers including a general, Ukraine's leader said.
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the parliament in Kiev that rebels used a portable air defense missile Thursday to down the helicopter and said Gen. Volodymyr Kulchitsky was among the dead
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